Russian Style Match Book Cover with a hinged lid having a wonderfully horseshoe over a horse's head and a wreath, c.1920.
This charming and skillfully executed piece has a rubbed maker's mark on the inside cover and was likely made by an expatriate Russian Silversmith. The interior has a worn gold wash.
This attractive and highly collectible case is 2 1/4" tall, 1 5/8" wide, 5/16" thick, and weighs 35 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy.
The excellent original condition, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations makes this an especially attractive offering.
The soft, warm original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The hinge is clean and tight and the cover closes securely.
Item ID: r795