Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Silver, cabochon; presswork, gilding

    11.5 x 8.0 x 1.3 cm

    Marks: of unknown craftsman – “ВП”; tee of Moscow District assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy “84” and the Greek letter "Delta"- identification mark of the district Assay office


    Rectangular gilded inside silver cigarette case, with rounded sides and corners, comprised of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with snap shutter. The cigarette case surface is decorated with the embossed ornament in the form of divergent beams. Button lock is adorned with red oval cabochon in smooth bezel setting.