This is a beautiful early 20th-century (1933) sterling silver Art Deco cigarette case, made by the luxury silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd.
The case decorated with quality dense engine-turned pattern throughout the front and back.
It has a lovely applied stylised monogram of marcasite gemstones.
It has chamfered and sloping borders, characteristic of Art Deco features. The sloping borders are gilded.
The lid is opened by Asprey patented sliding hinge, this design eliminates the thumbpiece. The hinge is spring-loaded and so, the lid pops open when the lock is disengaged.
The interior of the case with original gilding (gold wash). Fully hallmarked.
A newly fitted strap that is clean and taut.
The case is high quality and extremely well-made.
HALLMARKS: London, SILVER fineness 925. MAKER Asprey & Co Ltd
DIMENSION: 8.5cm x 6.2cm (3 3/8" x 2 1/2"). approx.
CONDITION: Excellent condition. No damage, no dents and no splits, a few minor scratches. The lid closes flush without leaving any gap. The sliding hinge is fully working.
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