Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Cigarette case with foliage ornament

    Cigarette case with foliage ornament

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Nikolai Zverev silverware workshop

    Silver, enamel; enamel over filigree, repousse, filigree, gilding

    8.6 x 5.2 x 0.9 cm

    Marks: "НЗ"; tee of Moscow District Assay office in 1899-1908 with silver alloy "84"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case with rounded sides and corners, is comprised of two equal halves connected by hinge, with snap shutter. The surface of both lids is decorated with foliage enamel pattern over filigree, comprised from stem with small leaves and flowers.  The cigarette case lids’ edges are ornated with the belt of scanned rings with turquoise enamel. Rectangular silver button is in the snap shutter. Enamels colour scheme is based on the combination of blue, blue, turquoise, white and green shades.


    Инв. 599/ДПИ