This exceptional antique Russian silver spice box has a rectangular form with rounded corners.
The surface of this silver box is plain and unembellished.
The two hinged hallmarked covers each have a subtle protruding thumbpiece and open to reveal the original gilt interiors.
The hallmarks struck to the interior of this antique Russian box include:
Maker's mark: ФВ (untraced)
Assay mark: А.К, 1854 (Andrey Antonovich Kovalsky/Андрей Антонович Ковалский)
Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks*)
City Mark: Moscow, Russia
* 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver
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