A Russian jeweled silver-gilt and guilloché enamel lady's cigarette case, St. Petersburg, 1908-12

Add to collection

Of oval section, decorated with opalescent enamel over a waved engine-turned ground, the ends decorated with green and white enamel bands entwined by rose-cut diamond and seed-pearl berry branches, the silver-gilt interior inscribed under the cover (scratched by hand) In Remembrance of Lady Paget, 1919 (small chips), possibly by Fabergé, marked Cyrillic NB within a lozenge-shaped punch for an unrecorded master, with London import marks for 1912
length 3 1/4 in.
8.3 cm