Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Yakov Rosen (?) gold and silverware workshop

    Gold, sapphires; casting, presswork

    9.7 х 7.2 х 1.5 cm

    Marks:"ЯР" (? Illegible); 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 surface of the cigarette case is decorated with an alternation of diagonally arranged strips - wide corrugated, and narrow smooth. The thumb ramp is decorated with an oval sapphire-cabochon insert.