Russian 1800's Sterling Silver .84 Cloisonne Cigarette Case Ornate Masterpiece For Sale
Gorgeous top quality old antique circa late 1800's Russian marked .84 with Initials Sterling Silver Cloisonne Decorated Cigarette Box Holder. It is 3 11/16" across and 2 15/16" wide. It is marked .84 with EW initial in tiny area on both front and back. Brought back by a local prominet Doctor who lived in Europe in the 1950's. The exterior is top quality cloisonne enamel painted fleur de lis and beaded decorations and edges are blue tiny beaded decorated front and back. The release is a green emerald appearing stone. The case interior is gold wash. The case has no damage. There is some minor wear on the binding edge and some wear around the release button and again on the inside edges but for its age its in excellent condition. It weighs just slightly over 4 troy ounces. A top quality Russian masterpiece for sure. Starting sale price is very modest and this lovely old antique is going to a new home. I will pack it well for you. On Feb-19-14 at 23:16:10 PST, seller added the following information:Use close up screen to view markings. One is 84 and the other appears to be the initials ER...I put in the lisiting it was EW but I am pretty sure its ER...markings are very small. Thanks!