RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL BOX
Antip Kuzmichev, Moscow, 1895
Retailed by Tiffany & Co.
Of rectangular form with hinged lid and hinged front clasp, lid and sides intricately decorated with rosettes,
vines, and floral ornamental borders in white, red, dark and light blue filigree enamel
Marked Antip Kuzmichev, Moscow 1895 and 84 Russian silver standard,
stamped “made for Tiffany & Co.”, scratched inventory number 5401
Width 5 7/8 in. (15 cm), height 2 1/2 in. (6,4 cm), depth 3 3/4 in. (9,5 cm)
Some scratching and wear to the bottom and interior consistent with age. Good overall condition.
For similar example see: Russian enamels: Kievan Rus to Faberge, exhibition catalogue,
The Walters Art museum, November 17, 1996 – February 23, 1997, page 164.
Item Nr. 1917 (Russian cloisonne enamel box by A. Kuzmichev)