Russian Silver Mounted Oak Casket
Stamped Khlebnikov in cyrillic with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1898-1908.
Of arched form, with a hinged cover opening to reveal a silk lined tufted interior, decorated on the exterior side with pierced and hand hammered strapwork, decorated with rampant lions, clover leaves, scrolling foliate motifs and inset jade, carnelian, opalescent and amethyst colored stones, on tapering pilaster-form legs ending in pad feet, swivel carry handle, secret opening mechanism. Height 7 inches, width 10 inches.
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