Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg

    last quarter of the 19th century

    Sazikov firm

    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.