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

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

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20th Century Imperial Russian silver-gilt & guilloche enamel cigarette case, rectangular form with rounded corners, body enameled in translucent opalescent white over a engine-turned ground, the gold thumb piece mounted with finely set sapphire cabochon.

Hallmarked Russian silver 88 (916), St-Petersburg, year 1908-1917, Polish import marks, No Makers mark, possibly made by Britzin.

Reference Number: A5804

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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 opalescent white over a engine-turned ground, the gold thumb piece mounted with finely set sapphire cabochon.

Both sides Hallmarked Russian silver 88 (916 standard), St-Petersburg, year 1908-1917, Polish import marks, No Makers mark, possibly made by 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

Scratches and restoration to the enamel.

SIZE

Length: 9cm
Width: 6 x 1.5cm
Weight: 154g