Made in Moscow 1892 Hallmarked with Russian silver 84 and GK for Gustav Klingert.
German by origin, Klingert began his career with Fabergé. In 1865, he founded his own factory in Moscow, with 200 craftsmen, he produced many refined objects there. In 1889, he participated in the Universal Exhibition of Paris, where his work was rewarded with numerous honors. Four years later, at the World Art Fair in Chicago, the Klingert factory was recognized as the most prestigious in Russia. Thanks to this success he exports his work to the United States by collaborating with Tiffany & Co. The House is specialized in the production of snuffboxes, boxes and boxes enamelled with champlevé, until 1899 they are signed GK in Latin letters, then after in Cyrillic.