Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, August Holming workshop

    Silver, sapphires; enamel over guilloche, carving, gilding

    8.7 х 7.1 х 1.0 cm

    Marks: "ФАБЕРЖЕ"; "A*H"; tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office1908-1917, with alloy number "88"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, with bevelled sides and slightly rounded corners, comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. The cigarette case surface is covered with transparent opalescent enamel over guilloche background. An oval saphire-cabochon insert is in the lock button.