Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Moscow


    Silver, gold; enamel over carving, enamel over casting, presswork, gilding

    11.1 x 8.3 x 1.8 cm

    Mark: "И.Ф"; identification mark and tee of Moscow District Assay office in 1908-1917 with silver alloy "84"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides, a hinged lid and a thumb ramp. The corrugated case of the cigarette case is supplemented with onlay details on the hinged lid in the form of an inscription "HPRunkel / Warschau 1915" and four enamel pads with coats of arms of the Russian Empire, the kingdom of Poland, the German Empire and the small one of Austria-Hungary. Such onlay decorative details and inscriptions on the cigarette case, made to order, should remind the owner of the experienced events.