Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Saint-Petersburg


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

    Gold, silver, diamonds; enamel over guilloche, casting, carving, presswork, gilding

    1.5 x 6.5 x 10.3 cm

    Mark "БРИЦИНЪ"; tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy "88"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, with hinged lid and thumb ramp. The cigarette case surface is covered with transparent emerald green enamel over guilloche moire pattern background. The side edges are underlined by narrow ribbons with leafy ornament of two-colour gold. The thumb ramp is decorated with narrow crescent stripe with nine small diamonds.