Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Moscow


    Gold, diamonds, rubies; casting, presswork, chasing, engraving

    10.2 x 7.6 x 1.1 cm

    Marks:"ФС"; tee of Moscow District Assay office 1908-1917 with alloy mark "56"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, consists of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. The smooth surface of the top lid is decorated with monograms inlaid with jewels: in the center - "AA", in the corners -"ПФ(?)", "ТП", "АС", "КБ". The button lock is decorated with oval ruby cabochon insert. The engraved inscription in Cyrillic is on the lid inner side: "На добрую память // Дорогому // Е.Н. Богоберидзе // отъ // П.И. Багирова // 30.I.1907" (To a kind memory // Dear / E. Bogoberidze // from // PI Bagirova // 30.I.1907).