Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigar case

    Cigar case

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Silver, blue cabochon; enamel over relief, casting, gilding

    14.5 х 2.3 х 2.5 cm

    Illegible maker's mark; tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office in 1908-1917 with silver alloy "84"


    The smooth surface of the case is ornated with two onlay enamel branches of white lilies on the top lid. The snap shutter button is decorated with blue oval cabochon in a smooth bezel setting. A thumb ramp is on the top lid. Enamels’ colour scheme based on the combination of white, green and brown shades.