Russia, St. Petersburg
last quarter of the 19th century
Silver; champlevé enamel, repousse, gilding
10.1 х 5.2 х 1.5 cm
Marks: "Сазиковъ"; two headed eagle; St. Petersburg city mark with alloy mark "88"
Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, consists of two equal parts, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. The lids' smooth surface is decorated with an ornamental ribbon with foliage patterns, executed in multi-coloured champlevé enamels in the Russian style. Silver knob is on the snap shutter.