Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, August Wilhelm Holmström workshop

    Gold, diamonds; champlevé enamel, chasing, repoussé, engraving

    9.2 х 6.0 х 1.5 сm

    Marks: "FABERGE"; "H.W."; Identification mark and tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with the alloy number "56"; inv.№ "26392"

    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with a hinged lid and a thumb ramp. The cigarette case smooth surface is decorated with a geometric ornament: an enamel oval medallion, located in the center of a multiply repeating rectangular frame ( the hinged lid) and simple rectangular frames that emphasize the shape of the cigarette case (bottom and lateral sides). An insert of small rose cut diamonds range adorns the thumb ramp.