Description A view of the Kremlin towers is painted within the oval on the box's lid. The filigree and painted enamel decoration of tulip blossoms is raised against a stippled background. A cabochon amethyst serves as the thumb-piece.
Provenance Leo Kaplan, New York; Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1985, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Symbols] A11, circular kokoshnik left, IL (in Cyrillic, for Ivan Lebedkin, Moscow assay master, 1899-1908)
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010
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