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SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver gilt and polychrome cloisonné enamel cigarette case; an addition to our Russian silverware collection

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SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique
SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique

Description


This exceptional antique Russian silver gilt and polychrome cloisonné enamel cigarette case has a rounded rectangular form.


The surface of this impressive cigarette case is embellished with cloisonné scrolling leaf and floral designs amidst chevron bands of bead decoration using various tones of blue, green and red in addition to white sections of polychrome enamel, all on a matte background.


This antique Russian case is fitted with a push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments; each retains the original gilding.


This impressive cigarette case is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with a satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.


The interior of this fine and impressive presentation box bears the retailer’s mark ‘Asprey’ in addition to the royal crest above ‘By Appointment to H.M. the Queen, Goldsmiths, Silversmiths and Jewellers, Asprey PLC, London’


The hallmarks to the surface of each cover of this impressive case include:

Maker's mark: СМШ (untraced)

Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks*)

Kokoshnik mark: ИЛ (Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin/Иван Сергевич Лебедкин, Moscow**)


* 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver.


** The First Kokoshnik mark was used from 1896-1908, determining the date of this piece as circa 1900.


Condition


This antique Russian case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

The full Russian hallmarks struck to the surface of each cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Russian silverware.


Dimensions


Length 8cm/3.1"

Width 6.1cm/2.4"

Height 1.6cm/0.6"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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