YOU ARE BIDDING ON A HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE SMALL STERLING SILVER ENAMEL BOX IN A PAN-SLAVIC STYLE. Made in the first decade of the XX century in Moscow. High quality 88 zolotniks silver, parcel gilt with hot enamel. Hallmarks: The box has identical hallmarks on the bottom of the box and inside of the lid. All references from "Russian Gold and Silver Hallmarks" by Postnikova-Loseva.
1. Moscow silver content hallmark for 88 zolotniks (916/1000 of pure silver) used between 1908 and 1917.(P-L #16) 2. Maker's mark "FR" for Fedor Ruckert, active between 1888 and 1908. (P-L #1429)
Measurements & Condition: Superb original condition, no problems of any kind. Minor patina on the inside can be easily cleaned. * Weight: 165.2 gram, 44 mm x 44 mm x 58 mm high Reference: Similar items at Christie's auction: