A RUSSIAN SILVER AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE AFTER VIKTOR VASNETSOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917
rectangular, with rounded corners, the cover after Viktor Vasnetsov's 1882 painting Knight at the Crossroads framed by a repousse floral motif, with a cabochon pushpiece, interior marked twice 84 standard, workmaster's mark VL in Cyrillic; dimensions: 10.5 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.), weight: 200 g (7.1 oz)
The case is in good condition. Minor tarnishing and darkening to the repoussed motif. Inspection under UV light shows restoration to the ground.