IMPERIAL RUSSIAN 84 SOLID SILVER NIELLO SNUFF- CIGARETTE CASE BOX MOSCOW 1908 - 1926. As thousands of new diestamps had to be created, the kokoshnik did not come into full use until early 1899.
Until 1908, the mark consisted of a left facing woman's head in profile within an oval cartouche, she is wearing the peasant headdress traditionally referred to as a kokoshnik. To her left is the standard number and to her right are the assayer's initials which also indicate the assay office.
The delineation within the oval is rendered in intaglio. From 1908, her profile is facing right with standard number to her right, to her left is a small Greek letter that indicates the city or region of assay. The delineation within the oval is rendered in relief.
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The item "IMPERIAL RUSSIAN 84 SILVER NIELLO CIGARETTE CASE BOX MOSCOW 1908 KOKOSHNiIK" is in sale since Sunday, November 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "rare-antique-shop" and is located in amman. This item can be shipped worldwide.