Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case


    Early 20th century

    Steel, gold, sapphires

    8.7 х 3.1 х 3.1 сm


    Cylindrical cigarette case made of polished steel, comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap closure. The cigarette box surface is adorned with grooving that was extremely popular in the first decades of the twentieth century. Round sapphiress-cabochons in bezel setting are inserted in the center of the lateral sides and in the lid knob.