Antique 19thc Imperial Russian Silver 84 Cigarette & Vesta Case C.1898 For Sale
ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SILVER 84 CIGARETTE & VESTA CASE c.1898
Antique 19th Century Imperial Russian large Solid Silver cigarette case, the spine is hollow to accommodate a tinder cord (missing), while the top is fitted with a hinged match compartment concealed beneath an exterior match strike. The cover is applied with Cyrillic 15ct Gold initials. Each part is Hallmarked Russian silver 84, Moscow, year 1898. The piece is particularly rare because it bears the "trial kokoshnik" mark, in use just in the latter half of 1898 by two assayers, one in Moscow and one in St. Petersburg (please follow this link). Assayer's mark for Ivan Lebedkin, Maker's mark in Cyrillic Y.K (Kreynes Yakov Nahmanov, est c.1882).
In Good Condition - Rubbed on one side and general wear, gilding a bit worn.
Width: 8 x 2.2cm
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