Cigar case

Cigar case
Title
Cigar case
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 )
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
Object Number 
INV.14204
Marks 
stamped: reverse: "STERLING/ 92" below a lion passant, an anchor and a gothic "G"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group