Highly rare illustrated silver tobacco box made during eight decade of 19th century, where through its small dimensions the signs of the dramatic changes occurring at the Greek district due to the late industrialization of the means of manufacturing, have been detected.

Simultaneously, the work of art constitutes a tangible proof of the preferences of Greek society for the local silver and gold production as well as for the expressive means of savati (niello) for the attribution of the topics, shortly before this form of folk creation enters in a definite and irreversible decline at the begging of the 20th century.

Width: 62mm, height: 36mm (not included the hanging ring), depth: 16mm

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