A St. Petersburg silver gilt and translucent enamel cigarette case with marks of Ivan Savelewitsch Britzin
Of rectangular form with a side compartment for matches. The push-button set with a rose-cut diamond. St. Petersburg hallmarks of 1908 - 17, fineness 88 zolotnik for high quality silver, Cyrillic maker's mark "IB". Minimal surface wear to the enamel. 1 x 9 x 4 cm. Weight 125.7 g.
1908 - 17.
The St. Petersburg gold- and silversmith Britzin was specialised in enamel guilloche decor and occasionally worked for Fabergé.