Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case [in the box]

    Cigarette case [in the box]

    Germany (?), Wiesbaden

    early 20th century

    Gold, diamonds, sapphires, rubies

    7.7 x 6.9 x 0.7 cm

    No marks


    Gold square cigarette case, with rounded sides and corners, consists of two equal halves, connected by hinge, with snap shutter. The smooth surface of the top lid corner is decorated by the monogram of William II of Württemberg - "W" beneath the Imperial crown, supplemented with precious stones - diamonds, sapphires and rubies. The button lock is decorated with oval- sapphire-cabochon. The cigarette case is embedded in authentic leather box with the stamped on the internal side mark "Императорская корона // J.H.Heimerdinger// Hof Juwelier/ WIESBADEN".