Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case with enamel miniature "Women reapers"

    Cigarette case with enamel miniature "Women reapers"

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Silver, enamel, ruby; presswork, chiseling, “en plein” enamel (matt), gilding

    11.3 x 8.4 x 1.3 cm

    Marks: unknown maker “AX”; tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy “84” and Greek letter “Delta”


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, comprised of two equal halves, connected by hinge, with a snap shutter. The top cover is adorned with “en plein” enamel composition featuring two women reapers in the field. The bottom cover is smooth and free of decor. The snap shutter button is adorned with oval ruby cabochon in smooth bezel setting.