Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case in the authentic box by Cartier

    Cigarette case in the authentic box by Cartier

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Gold, silver and enamel production workshop of Ivan Britsyn "Russian Enamel"

    Silver; enamel over guilloche, gilding

    8.3 х 6.3 х 1.2 сm

    Marks: "И.Б"; identification mark and tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "88"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with bevelled sides and rounded corners. Consists of two equal halves, connected by hinge, with snap shutter. The cigarette case surface is covered with transparent opal enamel over guilloche background. The button lock is decorated with dark-blue oval cabochon in bezel setting. The cigarette case is embedded in the authentic box by "Cartier".