Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Сigarette case

    Сigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, Workshop of А.В. Holstrom

    Gold, sapphire; presswork, chasing

    9.3 х 7.8 х 1.5 cm

    Mark: "АН"; mark and St. Petersburg District Assay office tee of 1908-1917 with silver alloy "56"


    Rectangular cigarette case made of gold, with rounded sides, a hinged lid and a thumb ramp. The cigarette case surface imitates gold nugget texture with porous inclusions-inserts. The thumb ramp is decorated with an oval insert of a sapphire cabochon in a smooth, bezel setting.