Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Gold, sapphires; presswork

    8.7 x 5.3 x 1.1 cm

    Marks: "IM"; certification mark and tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "56"


    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides, with a hinged lid and a thumb ramp. The cigarette case surface is decorated with alternating horizontally arranged strips - smooth and corrugated. The thumb ramp is decorated with a sapphire-cabochon insert of round shape.