Russian Silver Enamel Cigarette Case 1898-1908

Russian silver enamel inlaid cigarette case with a push button closure. Decorated throughout with scrollwork, an oval beaded cartouche, and flowers. Impressed along the center 875 and impressed along the front and back with maker’s mark of Sergey Shaposhnikov, Moscow, and an 84 kokoshnik of Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin, ca. 1898-1908. Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Height: 3 in x width: 2 1/2 in x depth: 3/4 in. Gross weight: 111.8 g.