Antique 1800's Russian Silver & Enamel Cigarette Case / Unusual Country Scene
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ANTIQUE 1800's RUSSIAN SILVER & ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE / UNUSUAL COUNTRY SCENE Product Description
OUTSTANDING ANTIQUE RUSSIAN SILVER and ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
PORTRAYINGMAN FISHING in RARE COUNTRY SCENE
Markers Mark: MH St. Petersburg
88 Zolotniki Silver Standard
Circa: 1882 – 1899
Guilloche enameled scene depicts: An azure blue sky, green treed rolling hill with road leading to a residence as man fishes in pond below. A woman overlooks from across the pond as she stands near nicely detailed tree in front of another residence.
Dark and light blue enameled scrolling around the scene and on the back of the cigarette case
Elastic bands hold cigarettes in place on both sides of the case
spring loaded Push button hinged lid that closes well
length: 3½ inches
width: 2¼ inches
Weight: 109.4 grams
condition overall very good, all original, no repairs, with some loss to enamel on front scene top and bottom edges, and tiny chip on back enamel scroll,
light dents to two corners, light wear to gilt exterior, and area of small scratches on interior.
no polishing, mono or mono removal (see detailed images for condition details)
An exceptional cigarette case for the discriminating collector
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