Russia, St. Petersburg
I. Britzen gold and silverware workshop "Russian enamel"
Silver, diamonds; enamel over guilloche
9.5 x 6.1 x 1.6 cm
Marks: "БРИЦЫНЪ"; tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "88"; "88"
Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides, with a hinged lid and a thumb ramp. Covered with blue transparent enamel over guilloche background, the surface is adorned with thin horizontally arranged strips of gilded silver. The thumb ramp is decorated with narrow crescent stripe with inserts of small rose-cut diamonds.