Russian Silver & Niello Trompe L'oeil Cigarette Case, Moscow, 1895.
Of rounded rectangular form engraved with basket simulating engraving.
Centered with a niello band inscribed "Tobacco" (Cyrillic).
Marked with Russian silver marks, dated 1895, city mark for Moscow, assayer's mark for Aleksander Vladislavovich Skovronsky.
Very good condition, minor loss of niello, tiny ding.
Measures: 10cm X 7cm / 4in X 2.75in.
Weight: 140gr / 4.5oz.