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Antique Russian Silver and Niello Box



Antique Russian silver and niello box Made in Russia, Moscow, 1879 Maker: ?? ( Gustav Gustavovich Klingert ) Fully hallmarked The box has a push thumbpiece, gilded interior. Gustav Klingert Gustavovich (1836-1921 ) was a Moscow merchant, manufacturer, antique coins collector, who founded his silverware factory in 1865. The factory produced table silver and also received special commissions, such as commemorative coronation dishes. Klingert's works were awarded medals at various international exhibitions in London and Edinburgh (1886), Paris (1889, 1890), Chicago (1893), and Antwerp (1894). G. Klingert also supplied the so-called "Russian enamel" items to the firm of Karl Faberge. In 1905 the factory was renamed as Klingert's "Factory of gold and silver-ware" and was located at Klingert's residence: until 1912 - in the Small Syromyatnicheskiy Lane, then - at the Elokhovskaya Square. Klingert was a prolific maker with pieces in major collections including the Kremlin Armory Museum and The State Historical Museum. Dimensions - Approx box size: 8.5 x 5.8 x 2.3 cm Weight: 111 grams Condition: Box is antique and pre-owned, has some surface wear from general usage and some minor age wear, no damage, great overall condition, please see pictures for a better view of the condition of the item.


  • Creator
    Gustav Klingert (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.91 in. (2.3 cm)Width: 2.29 in. (5.8 cm)Depth: 3.35 in. (8.5 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Braintree, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2962321014842

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