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Russian Niello Enamel and Silver Cigarette Case

Russian Niello Enamel and Silver Cigarette Case


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1940: Item # 1367539
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Russian niello cigarette case with an all-over geometric Art Deco diamond pattern. Gilded interior bears inscription dated June 1932. Translation: "USSR proletariat (workers) of the world unite/To Comrade Edgar Stochburge for building a gas generator in the ammonia factory of the Brobinskiy Building Society." Stamped marks for 875 silver along with Moscow assay mark. 3 1/4" W., 4 1/4" L., 5/8" H.