Russian Plique-à-jour and .916 Silver-gilt Case, Moscow, c. 1835-82, maker's mark in Cyrillic for Mikhail Ovchinnikov, featuring birds on both sides, interior inscriptions "PA Croelius 1887" on one side and "Pitcaranta 1888" on the other, lg. 4 3/8 in., approx. 4.85 troy oz.
Provenance: A New England Institution.
In very good condition, dent at back near the head of the blue owl, as well as repair to enamel around owl's head.
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