Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case with enamel miniature "A Date"

    Cigarette case with enamel miniature "A Date"

    Russia, Moscow


    Khlebnikov factory

    Silver; painted enamel, champleve enamel, gilding

    10.0 х 6.4 х 2.1 cm

    Marks: "ИХ", "ХЛѢБНИКОВЪ", mark of the court supplier of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich; "И.К / 187…" [6/8 ?]"; "88"; Moscow coat of arms; West European import marks


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. Enamel miniature in oval medallion, realized in the Russian style is on the top lid. It depicts the scene of a rendezvous of young peasants against the backdrop of a rural landscape.

    The bottom lid of the cigarette case is smooth and free of decor.

    A silver button is in the snap shutter.