An Imperial Presentation gold-mounted silver cigarette case, St Petersburg, circa 1895

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The surfaces with engine-turned rays issuing from the cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, the lid applied with a chased gold Imperial eagle, struck with illegible maker's mark, 84 standard, in original red leather presentation case, the lid with gilt and embossed Imperial eagle
width 9.5cm, 3 3/4 in.