Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver; presswork, chasing, engraving, gilding

    10.3 х 8.0 х 1.6 cm

    Marks: "Г.Ч"; tee of Moscow District Assay office tee 1899-1908; alloy "84"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with snap shutter. The top lid is decorated with relief image of a curved stem made in the Neo-Russian style with fancy flower buds, enriched with insets of round cabochons of green and ruby ​​colours. Engraved presentation inscription in Cyrillic is in the right bottom corner: "На память // И.Ф.Гудкову // отъ // Товарищiй по Службњ // М.О.А.У. // I.XI.1913".