Antique quality Russian solid 84 silver and gilt cigarette case - St. The case is in the Samorodok technique with the silver heated almost to melting point and then immersed in water. The result is wild and creates a very attractive surface with craters, canyons and ridges assimulating a tree bark.Or an asteroid surface texture. It has a gilded interior and a genuine ruby set into the solid 14K gold clasp.
The interior is hallmarked top and bottom for St. Petersburg with bust charge marks, 84 for 875 silver and for the maker. GS in Cyrillic letters, possibly for Gustave Sohlman who was active between 1880 to1910. In excellent condition with no losses, dents or repairs as per photos.It measures 11cm wide x 7.5cm deep x 1.7cm height. The item "Antique 1900's Russian Imperial Silver 84 Gold / Ruby Samorodok Cigarette Case" is in sale since Friday, May 14, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cigarette/Vesta Cases". The seller is "mdjbodeon" and is located in Conwy. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Bahamas, Colombia, Kuwait, Qatar, Uruguay, Viet nam.