Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case


    early 20th century

    Steel, silver; blue-finishing, casting, presswork, carving

    10.6 х 8.0 х 2.0 cm

    No marks


    Steel rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides, with two compartments for cigarettes (large one) and matches (on the flank side), with two hinged lids. The smooth top lid surface of the cigarette case is decorated with three onlay silver monograms, two of which are beneath the noble crowns. Rectangular onlay with the inscription " Ho'нa " is on the flank side. A special plate for ignition is on the hinged lid on the flank side. An aperture for the wick is in the rear side.