Imperial Russian Silver and Gold Cigarette Case Early 20th Century, Moscow with Very Rare Envelope Style and H eavy Gold Monograms. 875 silver cigarette case, the envelope style mounted with an enameled butterfly. Gold signatures and monograms surrounded. By sapphire and ruby accents, 3 1/4"wide x 4.3/4"long; 5.98 troy oz.
The quality of sapphire and ruby absolutely stunning. Has inside of the case kokoshnik marks, maker's mark initials for Juruenen. Besides that has the circular kokoshnik mark on back side of the lid. Condition: in basically age wear and patina, oxidation was cleaning. Please see the pictures for full details and condition.
All items are accurately described to the best of our knowledge and the pictures serve as part of the description. Please check my store for other listings.Reference: Juruenen Vasily Gustavovich/Jurgenen - Jeweller, St. Peterburg petty bourgeois, mentioned in 1902, 1910 and 1917, Nevsky pr. Initials on the hallmark: B, B.
A few his cigarette cases were displayed in The State Historical Museum of Russia. The item "Imperial Russian Silver Cigarette Case With Gold Monograms Circa 1908" is in sale since Tuesday, June 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "sv20000" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.