Russia, St. Petersburg
Russian Enamel workshop of Ivan Britsyn
Gold, silver, diamonds; enamel over guilloche, casting, carving, presswork, gilding
1.5 x 6.5 x 10.3 cm
Marks:"БРИЦИНЪ"; tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "88"
Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, with a hinged lid and a 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 a narrow crescent stripe with nine small diamonds.