Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case in authentic case by Cartier

    Cigarette case in authentic case by Cartier

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Ivan Britzin enamel, gold and silverware workshop "Russian Enamel"

    Silver; enamel over guilloche, gilding

    8.3 х 6.3 х 1.2 сm

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


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with bevelled sides and rounded corners. Consists of two equal halves, connected by a 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".