A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

chased and repoussť silver cigarette case - Russia


versione italiana
Russian silver 
cigarette case this silver cigarette case is chased and repoussť with a peacock, wreaths of flowers and fruits and is engraved with a dedication dated March 16, 1927 (the cigarette case was the prize for the best performance in the competition of accordion players, city of Kaidaki).
The case has gold washed interior and a green stone cabochon thumbpiece. It is hallmarked on both inner sides with 1908-1917 Russian hallmarks for 84 zolotniks silver (875/1000 purity degree).
The cigarette case is 4 1/4 in. wide (cm. 11) and was bought from a Russian dealer on an Antique Fair in Padua (Italy).

This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. On the right bar of this page there are some links to silver and antique dealers websites
Russian silver 
cigarette case Russian silver cigarette case hallmark
Russian silver cigarette case gilded interior Russian silver cigarette case hallmark
Russian silver cigarette case green stone cabochon thumbpiece Russian silver cigarette case
Russian silver cigarette case engraved dedication
a wide article about dedications on silver cigarette boxes is available on ASCAS Association of Small Collectors of Antique Silver website at

www.ascasonline.org
www.silvercollection.it ©
index
thumbnail
gallery
preview
the
Russian
corner
another
xxxx
tobacciana
previous
page
next page