Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case with the image of boyars

    Cigarette case with the image of boyars

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Silver, green cabochon; presswork, gold-plating, chasing

    10.2 x 7.0 x 1.8 cm

    Marks: “АН” (?), tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy number “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 cigarette case upper cover is decorated in the Neo-Russian style with the image of boyars in the right bottom corner, and with the image of surface-mounted hinges in the left upper corner. The bottom cover is smooth and free of decor. Button lock is adorned with green oval cabochon in bezel setting. The cigarette case is made in the Neo-Russian style.