Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Moscow


    Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Gold, diamonds; casting, presswork

    10.4 x 7.4 x 1.0 cm

    Marks: "Г.ЧЕРЯТОВ", "Г.Ч"; certification mark and tee of Moscow District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "56"


    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with a hinged lid and a thumb ramp, made od three coloured gold. The corrugated surface of the cigarette case is complemented by an "L"- shaped smooth belt with onlay laurel branches and a rose-cut diamond insert. An onlay monogram "EK" comprised of rose-cut diamonds is on the hinged lid. The thumb ramp is decorated with a narrow crescent stripe with small diamonds.