ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN SILVER GILT, ENAMEL & DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE c.1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN SILVER GILT, ENAMEL & DIAMOND CIGARETTE CASE c.1910

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20th Century Imperial Russian silver-gilt & guilloche enamel cigarette case, body enamelled in translucent red over a engine-turned ground, the thumb piece mounted with finely set old cut diamonds, lid mounted with initials PM, inside richly parcel gilded and engraved in Cyrillic; Kavkaz-Galitzia, 1914-1915.

Hallmarked Russian silver 88 (916), St-Petersburg, year 1908-1917, Maker's mark in Cyrillic; Britzin.

Reference Number: A5528

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century Imperial Russian silver-gilt & guilloche enamel cigarette case, rectangular form with rounded corners, body enameled in translucent red over a engine-turned ground, the thumb piece mounted with finely set old cut diamonds, lid mounted with initials PM, inside richly parcel gilded and engraved in Cyrillic; Kavkaz-Galitzia, 1914-1915.

Both sides Hallmarked Russian silver 88 (916 standard), St-Petersburg, year 1908-1917, Maker's mark in Cyrillic; Britzin (Founded in 1860, the workshop of Ivan Britzin was considered to be one of Fabergé's greatest competitors in the production of enameled wares)



CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Length: 10cm
Width: 6.5x1.5cm
Weight: 209g