Antique Art Nouveau Hallmarked Silver Cigarette Case

£229.99

Description

Simply stunning, this solid silver cigarette case is a an Art Nouveau masterpiece. Handcrafted by the renowned silversmith, Henry Matthews, this superb quality cigarette case is fully hallmarked for Birmingham 1898.

It features a ethereal quintessentially Art Nouveau maiden enveloped in waves as a gull flies overhead in low relief, creating an almost spectral quality to it.

This cigarette case was created at the very peak of the ‘Belle Epoch’ or ‘Fin-de-Siecle’ era and brings all the beauty and mystery of that period together in one item.

This case measures 78mm tall by 65mm wide and is in very good antique condition with just a small dink on the back from use.

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Additional information

Dimensions 8.5 × 6.5 × 3 cm