Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Сigarette case

    Сigarette case

    USSR, Leningrad


    Association "IZO" (or Workshop at "Proletcult Studio")

    Silver, red colour cabochon; presswork, enamel over relief

    10.6 x 7.2 x 2.8 cm

    Marks: "ИЗО"; tee of Leningrad District Assay office 1927-1946 with the alloy mark "916"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and a hinged lid, with a thumb ramp. An onlay coat of arms of the USSR, which is an image of a sickle and a hammer against the background of the globe, in the rays of the sun and framed with spikes, and the inscription in Cyrillic "СССР” (USSR) is on the lid. The thumb ramp is decorated with a red oval cabochon in a smooth bezel setting.