ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN SILVER ENAMEL CHEROOT / CIGARETTE CASE GEORG ADAM SCHEID
An antique Austrian solid silver cheroot or cigarette case; beautifully made, and decorated to the lid with a vitreous enamel gypsy style lady smoking a cigarette, with a knife tucked in her belt.
Lovely quality, attractive & immensely collectable!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. Some enamel surface wear and shallow denting commensurate with age and use - see pictures. Tarnish easily cleaned up. Some old repair work to closure, functions perfectly.
DATE/MARKS: Early 20th Century. Stamped '900' with German silver import marks. Maker's marks GAS (Georg Adam Scheid).
DIMENSIONS: 87 x 61 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 115.9 grams.