Russian Signature Silver Case w/ Inscription
Russian Signature Silver Case w/ Inscription

Russian silver and gilt signature cigarette case with applied decorations. One side with an applied enamel crest, initials, a wild boar, two scrolls with etched names along the upper left and lower right, and further etched initials along the lower left. The other side with a fly heading towards a spiderweb flanked by two flowers, a blue cabochon stone along the center of the web, and applied signature along the upper right. With a blue cabochon stone clasp. Etched inscription in Cyrillic along the interior. Marked with an 84 Kokoshnik and maker’s mark in two spots along the interior.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height: 4 1/2 in x Width: 3 in x Depth: 1/2 in.
Weight: 179.9 grams.