Antique Russian Mother of Pearl & Enameled Metal Snuff Box with Fox Motif
This pretty snuff or trinket box dates from the 18th century and is crafted from gilt metal with mother other pearl, and an enamel painted lid featuring hound and hare motif. Carries the 89 Zolotniki silver alloy mark. Measures 2.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 in (7.1 x 6.1 x 3 cm). Condition is excellent. The hinge is intact and the lid fits well. There is a clean break to the shell which is visible on the underside. There are no hallmarks.