Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg
Andrei Bragin gold, silverware and chasing items workshop
Gold, sapphire cabochon; presswork
8.9 x 5.7 x 1.5 cm
Mark of the workshop “АБ”; tee of Saint-Petersburg district Assay office in 1908-1917 with alloy “56” and Greek letter “Alfa” as district identification mark
Gold rectangular cigarette case with rounded sides and sloping corners with hinged lid and thumb ramp. The cigarette case surface is adorned with alternating grooved vertical stripes. The thumb ramp is decorated with oval sapphire-cabochon in smooth bezel setting.