Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg

    Late 19th century

    Köchly Frédéric

    Gold, sapphires; casting, presswork

    10.5 x 5.5 x 2.6 cm

    Marks:"ФР.КЕХЛИ"; St. Petersburg city mark with alloy "56"


    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides and corners, with a hinged lid and snap shutter. The surface of the cigarette case is corrugated and adorned with onlay monogram "MA" on the lid. The shutter button is decorated with oval sapphire cabochon in bezel setting.