Gold Cigarette Case

Case, Cigarette

Creator:

Morozov (firm)

Date:

1908 - 1913

Materials:

Gold and Gems

Dimensions:

H 2.125 in x W 3.4375 in x D 0.625 in

Accession Number:

429.83

Credit Line:

Gift. Methodius, Abbott

Description

Hammered gold cigarette case. In center of lid is gold relief double eagle. Cabuchon sapphire thumbpiece. Inside on lid is engraved inscription: Подарокъ отъ Государя Имп. Николая II Подп. М. Г. Бекъ-Мармарчеву 26/II 1913 г. ( "A gift from His Majesty Emperor Nicholas II to Lieutenant-Colonel M. G. Bek-Marmarchev, 26/II 1913").

History Note

Presented by Nicholas to Lieutenant-Colonel M. G. Bek-Marmarchev in 1913.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: alpha, kokoshnik facing right, 56 in oval; double eagle over В. Морозовъ in rectanlgle; ИП in rectangle.