Description & Technical information

A gold rectangular form box, the hinged cover with engraved central panel to a black and white enamel geometric pattern border.  The base is similarly decorated, with enammelled and a baguette-cut diamond thumb piece. In the 1920s and '30s, smoking was regarded as a sophisticated pastime. Many Hollywood stars posed with stylish cigarette cases.
Some wears to the enamel.
W:3.31oz (94g)

Period:  Cartier. Art Deco period
Medium: Black and white enamel, gold
Signature: Signed Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York. N°01561.
Gold Mark: eagle head. 18K.

Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.6 x 0.8 cm (2⁷/₈ x 2¹/₄ x 0³/₈ inches)