Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Moscow


    Fedor Lorie firm; Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver; casting, presswork, engraving

    10.2 x 7.4 x 1.2 cm

    Marks: "ЛОРIE"; "Е.Ч"; tee of Moscow District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark: "56"


    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with rounded corners, consists of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. The smooth surface of both lids is decorated with onlay details: the winged chariot and the monogram "BT" - on one section; artistically designed monogram "AK" - in the center of the other. Engraved inscriptions "Девять за мной" (Nine for me) and the date April 17, 1913 are inside. The snap shutter button is decorated with blue oval cabochon in a smooth, bezel setting.