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Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11062
Period: Victorian
Year: 1898
Silversmith: Walker & Hall
Place: Birmingham
Price: $ 2 000.00
Weight: 114 grams
Dimensions: 8.5 cm * 7.0 cm
Condition: Excellent, no chips or repairs to enamel. Small dent to base, some black spotting to gilding. Clasp and hinge perfect, tight closure.

Description: A Victorian silver and enamel erotica cigarette case, with a semi nude lady of Middle Eastern origin, complete with arch, hookah pipe and palm leaves. She is wearing impressive jewellery, including a spectacular gold necklace, and a blue headdress and skirt. The case is rectagular but curved to easily fit a pocket, with rounded corners and gilded interior, and a thumbpull for easy opening. The original elastic is still present. The hallmarks are clear on both lid and base, including the Walker and Hall flag hallmark used between 1895 and 1912.
Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah

Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Enamel Erotica plaque on silver Cigarette Case

Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Reverse of victorian silver cigarette case

Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Gilded interior of sterling silver cigarette case

Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Walker & hall birmingham silver hallmarks

Victorian Silver and Enamel Erotica Cigarette Case - Nude Middle Eastern with Hookah
Enamel Erotica silver Cigarette Case hookah

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