Lot 25 (Silver & Objects of Vertu, 24th August 2020)
An early 20th century French Art Deco 950 standard silver gilt and lacquer cigarette case, circa 1925 by Michel Royer (reg. 1908)
Of rectangular form with rounded corners, the push button release to reveal a gilt interior and apposable retaining arm with pierced and engraved lattice pattern. Black Lacquered exterior. Marked to each side with standard mark, makers mark and incuse numeral 2212 underneath retaining arm.
Length – 22.3 cm / 4.8 inches
Weight – 176 grams / 5.66 ozt