Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case

    Cigarette case

    Western Europe

    Circa 1900

    Silver, cabochon, gold; presswork, gilding

    11.0 x 7.5 x 2.2 cm

    Illegible maker’s mark; ” STERLING SILVER”


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with sloping sides and corners, smooth, comprised of four panels connected by hinge as a folding screen. The hinged lid located on the front side is decorated with gold thumb ramp (shutter) with blue oval cabochon insert.