Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case


    early 20th century

    Metal, gold, diamonds, rubies; painting, presswork

    9.6 х 6.1 х 1.2 cm

    No marks


    Metal rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides, comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap closure. Both lids are decorated with an alternation of diagonally arranged strips - wide corrugated and narrow smooth, with images of stars and a horned moon of diamonds and rubies. An oval ruby-cabochon is in the lock button.