Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, Henrik Wigström workshop

    Nephrite, gold, diamonds, rubies; polishing, cutting

    1.6 х 8.1 х 6.3 cm

    Marks: "ФАБЕРЖЕ"; "H.W."; marks of St. Petersburg District Assay office in 1908-1917; "56"; inventory No "21151"


    Nephrite rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides and corners, consisting of two equal parts, connected by hinges, with a snap shutter. The cigarette case is decorated with onlays in the form of triangles that adorn the hinges and "brackets" located on the front lid. Made of gold, the pads are complemented by ruby-cabochons and rose-cut diamonds’ inserts. The lock button is decorated with a ruby-cabochon in a corrugated bezel setting. Gold cigarette holder in the form of a plank, decorated with slotted geometric pattern is inside the cigarette case.