Imperial Russian .875 Silver Cigarette Case
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
- Date / Time :
- January 09, 2016 10:00AM
Imperial Russian .875 Silver Cigarette Case, St. Petersburg, 1882-89, maker's mark possibly "J.A," with an applied military insignia to lid with enameled accents dated "1884-1895," 14kt gold clasp with inset hardstone, and an upper match safe with strike to lid, the gold-washed interior with an additional applied presentation medallion with enamel accents, ht. 4 1/4 in., approx. 7.2 troy oz.
Lacking applied element to reverse and possibly interior, small nick to clasp. Otherwise only minor surface wear.
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