Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case with gold nugget texture

    Cigarette case with gold nugget texture

    Russian Empire, Kiev


    Joseph Marshak gold and silverware factory

    Gold, diamonds; presswork, chasing

    8.8 x 5.9 x 1.9 cm

    Marks: “I.МАРШАКЪ”, tee of Kiev district Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy number “56”


    Gold rectangular cigarette case, with rounded sides and corners, with hinged lid with snap shutter and thumb ramp. The cigarette case surface imitates the texture of gold nugget. The button and the thumb ramp are adorned with faceted diamonds the inserts.