Delighted to have for sale this beautiful Mid 19C Imperial Russian Solid 84 Silver Men's Vesta Case or Match Safe with bold Niello decoration. The Vesta Case is in a shape of a traditional shoe with pointed tip and high heel. It is finely decorated with gorgeous Niello pattern on textured background, depicting foliage scroll and decorative inscriptions. The striker is located on the sole.
Hallmarked Russian silver mark of 84, which corresponds to 84 zolotnik, 875/1000 purity solid silver. City mark of Novocherkassk. Circa 1850.
Measurements & Condition
2 1/4 inch (5.8 cm) x 7/8 inch (2.3 cm), Weight 0.21 oz (5.9 grams)
Good Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. The lid is slightly loose and can't close it properly (you must push hard to close it.) A few micro-dents and small hairline crack. Otherwise in very good condition considering its age. Please refer the detail photos I added.
(Item Reference No.00543)
Antique Imperial Russian 84 Silver Man's Vesta Match Safe
Returns are accepted within 30 days of receipt. The item must be in its original condition. We will issue a full refund on receipt, including the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to us is your responsibility.
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