For your consideration is an exceedingly rare and important antique Imperial Russian 88 Silver and 14K gold Cigarette Vesta Case Pill Snuff Box by I. Featuring solid 56 gold natural blue sapphire cabochon thumbpiece.
Fully hallmarked for 88 Russian Imperial silver, including MOROZOV workmaster/ silversmith initials and what appears to be an early soviet rejection mark. An absolutely beautiful example of the finest Imperial Russian silversmith work available. In fact, the quality of this cigarette case is comparable to FABERGE workshop productions. Imperial Russian Silver Cigarette case measures 100mm (W) x 65 (L) x 15mm (H).Weight is 165.64 grams. Gold wash / gilt on interior of the case. Condition is excellent; mirror finish; however, a few insignificant scratches / dings which are perfectly consistent with very light use and the age of this silver cigarette case. The item "Rare Antique MOROZOV Imperial Russian Silver 14K Gold Sapphire Cigarette Case RU" is in sale since Saturday, November 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "galleryoff5th" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.