Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Western Europe

    Early 20th century

    Gold, cabochon; presswork, carving

    8.1 x 6.5 x 1.3 cm


    Golden rectangular cigarette case with sloping sides and corners, with hinged lid and thumb ramp. The cigarette case upper cover is decorated with wide vertical corrugated stripes and belt of foliage ornament along the edge. The thumb ramp is adorned with oval cabochon in smooth bezel setting.