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Ottoman clothing as worn by Europeans and by Caterina Cornaro, wife of King James II of Cyprus. Painted in by Titian (Tiziano Vecellio - Pieve di Cadore,

AN INDO-PORTUGUESE SILVER FILIGREE SPICE BOX WITH BOTTLES, INDIA, PROBABLY GOA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

An Indo-Portuguese silver filigree spice box with bottles, India, Probably Goa, century

Joyero con flores de diamantes

Exquisite century Snuffbox encrusted with gold and coloured Diamond Flowers. The box itself is carved out of hard stone - perhaps jasper or agate.

Indian Betel Box sold at Christies.

A silver-gilt box, probably a pandan (betel box), Deccan, century

Илья Глазунов.   Княгиня Евдокия в Храме.   Ilya Glazunov.   Princess Evdokia in a Temple.

Princess Evdokia in a Temple. The Regional Art Museum of Tula, Tula, Russia.

1760 english rouge & patch box - agate with gold fittings

Dressig Table 1760 English rouge & patch box - agate with gold fittings.

Scottish Agate Snuff Box

Scottish Agate Snuff Box

Прасковья Уварова-Щербатова послужила прототипом Кити Щербацкой из «Анны Карениной» Льва Толстого.

Прасковья Уварова-Щербатова послужила прототипом Кити Щербацкой из «Анны Карениной» Льва Толстого.

Lapis lazuli snuffbox, Heinrich Taddel, c. 1760, probably Dresden, Germany, museum no. Loan:Gilbert.404-2008 | The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Snuffbox

Lapis lazuli snuffbox, Heinrich Taddel, c. probably Dresden, Germany, museum no.

Silver Filigree Box, Indo-Portuguese Goa

Silver Filigree Box, Batavia or Goa

Toasting Cup. 1564. Donated by Tsar Ivan the Terrible

Tsar Ivan the Terrible

The boyars begging Mikhail Romanov & his mother to accept the boy on the Russian throne in 1613.

Watercolor Painting by unknown artist in book "Timeline Of World History" shows The Election of Mikhail-Michael I Fyodorovich Romanov Jul Jul 1645 age Russian Tsar.

The daughters of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich and Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia: Grand Duchesses Maria, Elizaveta, and Ekaterina Mikhailovna, from vk.com group Women of the House of Romanov....

The daughters of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich and Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia: Grand Duchesses Maria, Elizaveta, and Ekaterina Mikhailovna

Царь Борис Фёдорович Годунов 1552-1605 - Миниатюры Царских титулярников. 17 век

Царь Борис Фёдорович Годунов 1552-1605 - Миниатюры Царских титулярников. 17 век

A RUSSIAN JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PORTRAIT MINIATURE , BY JEAN-PIERRE ADOR (1724-1784), ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1760, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'ADOR À PETERSBOURG'

Bid in-person or online for the upcoming auction:Magnificent Gold Boxes from a Private Collection on 7 July 2016 at London

A RUSSIAN JEWELED VARI-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH AN ENAMEL PORTRAIT MINIATURE, BY JEAN-PIERRE ADOR, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1760. Rectangular, boldly chased with vari-colour scrolls, foliage, musical trophies and a courting couple on a sablé ground, the cover set at intervals with diamonds and centred by an enamel portrait miniature of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna of Russia.
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