A Gold-Mounted Silver Cigarette Case

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CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'M SCH', MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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A Gold-Mounted Silver Cigarette Case
Cyrillic maker's mark 'M Sch', Moscow, 1908-1917
Rectangular with rounded corners, applied overall with gold plaques bearing dedicatory inscriptions in Russian and Georgian, the hinged cover repoussé and chased with fighting horsemen, the reverse applied with monograms, playing cards, a bottle and glass, and rubies, with green cabochon gemstone push-piece, marked inside cover and base
4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long
10½ oz. (338 gr.) (gross weight)