Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Gold, sapphires, diamonds; casting, presswork

    9.8 x 6.2 x 1.4 cm

    Marks: "VK"; 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 corrugated surface of the cigarette case with a pattern in the form of alternating triangles of yellow and pink gold is decorated with an onlay anchor with precious stones inserts - sapphire cabochons of round shape and rose-cut diamonds. The thumb ramp on the hinged lid is decorated with a sapphire - cabochon of a round shape.