An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Edwardian English 9ct rose gold and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our diverse range of smoking related silverware
This exceptional antique Edwardian 9ct rose gold cigarette case has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners.
This antique case has a subtly curved form proffering a comfortable fit in the majority of pockets.
The anterior cover is ornamented with an impressive enamel panel depicting four jockeys riding horses in a race, with stands full of spectators in the background.
The enamel panel is further embellished with the caption ‘Cambridgeshire 1902’.
The posterior cover is embellished with contemporary engraved inscriptions in the form of a business card, denoting: the telegraphic address ‘Shamefaced, London’, the telephone details ‘No 112 Avenue, 9890 Central’, the name ‘E Israel’, the job position ‘Turf Commission Agent’, in addition to the address ’16 Philpot Lane E.C.’.
The rounded sides of the cigarette case are plain and unembellished.
This hallmarked antique cigarette case is fitted with a push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments.
This impressive example of antique silverware retains the two original retaining straps.
This exceptional antique gold and enamel cigarette case is highly desirable and the finest of its type you could hope to acquire; such gold examples are extremely rare.
2.9 troy ounces/91.1g