Fine and rare Russian silver, gold and enamel presentation cigar box

Author

Maker’s Mark A.M.

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Lot details

St. Petersburg, circa 1895, the cover of the rectangular box applied with an oval enameled with the steamship Alexander, and with red enameled ribbons inscribed in Cyrillic, 'Lloyd’s of Russia,' and the name, 'Evgenie Ivanovitch Zhiber, 1870-1895,’ the reverse applied with maritime implements forming the stylized armorials for the city of St. Petersburg, the interior of the cover with a presentation inscription dated 12th of June, 1895. Contained in original fitted mahogany case.