EROTIC ENAMELED SILVER CIGARETTE CASE
Depicting a recumbent nude woman with Oriental parasol. Two applied gold monogram charms on reverse. 935 silver. Ca. 1900. Gilt interior with German maker marks and intimate Russian inscription on interior. 3 1/2" x 2 5/8". 121.9 gs.
Sale Price: $2,125
Estimate: $700 - $900
Very good condition, light surface wear and tiny fleabite on silver surface. Only very very light surface scratches to the enamel. The hinge and clasp function well. Russian translation: "I gave you away, without saying a word, all anguish, all tenderness, all my love, Vera. Blue, gentle, passionate eyes. I can envision you as if you were really here."