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Cigar case

Object Number: 
INV.14204
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 12.4 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: reverse: "STERLING/ 92" below a lion passant, an anchor and a gothic "G"
Description: 
Cast silver cigar case in the shape of two cigars tied together; body hinged along the side; body repoussé chased and engraved to mimic the appearance of cigars; ties applied around the top and the bottom of the case; gilt interior; maker's mark on the reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock, 1959
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group