Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russia, Moscow


    Ivan Khlebnikov firm

    Silver; painted enamel, champleve enamel, gilding

    8.8 х 5.1 х 2.2 cm

    Marks: "ХЛЕБНИКОВЪ"; mark of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich court's supplier; "В.С / 1878"; "88"; Moscow coat of arms


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, consisting of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a snap shutter. The top lid is decorated with Russian style enamel composition depicting a young boyar with bride. The bottom lid is smooth and free of decor. Round silver button is on the snap shutter. The enamels’ colour scheme is based on combinations of red, white, lilac-violet, golden and blue shades.