An oblong shaped snuff box with gilded interior, overall engraved with strapwork, wavy pattern and cartouch exhibiting engraved initials N.G. Cyrillic makers mark I.P., 84 standard and dated Moscow 1876. Maker Prokof'ev I.P., owner of silver workshop in Danilov suburb, last quoter XIX c.(1872-1908). Brand mark unknown maker, 1876. Length 3.5 in (9 cm). Weight 82 gr.