An early 20th century gold and enamel cigarette case
Era: first 19th century.
Materials: gold, enamel.
Dim: W 4.25in. (10.8cm) / D 1.96in. (5cm) / H 0.59in. (1.5cm).
Weight: 187gr with the mirror.
A rectangulaire case or cigarette box, with bi-color gold and green translucent enamel.The decoration presents an alternation of gold bands and enamel bands of translucent green color revealing a guilloché. The box reveals three compartments probably to contain cigarettes and matches. Each part is framed by a frieze of white enamel and has thumpiece set with diamonds. The main compartment is adorned with a circular A.S monogram set with diamonds. Work from the beginning of the 20th century probably for the Russian market.