A Pair Of Russian Silver Cigarette Cases
A PAIR OF RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASES. The first of fluted reed design with gold mounted thumbpiece, set with green cabochon, hallmarked St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, Cyrillic maker's mark NM, and 84 silver standard. Length 3.75 inches (9.5 cm). The other with both sides engraved with an embroidered Ruzhnik (decorative cloth panel) and one side with gilded cartouche, hallmarked Moscow, dated 1895, indistinguishable maker's mark and 84 silver standard. Length 4.5 inches (11.2 cm).