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Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
Reference: S1375
Period: George V
Year: Circa 1918
Silversmith: Louis Kuppenheim
Place: Pforzheim
Price: $ 920.00
Weight: 167 grams
Dimensions: 11.7 cm *8.5 cm
Condition: Excellent, hinge and clasp perfect. Original elastic intact. Light scratches from use.

Description: An interesting Art Deco cigarette case by Louis Kuppenheim of Pforzheim, Germany, regarded as one of Germany's leading Art Deco silversmiths. The case has a lovely ribbed design, and the clasp is set with an attractive dark blue sapphire cabochon. The interior is gilt. The case is extremely good quality, and has a pleasing weight, and is in the higher grade 900 silver. The case is engraved with a fascinating World War 1 inscription "Major J.D.S. Lloyd, OBE, MC, etc. A reminder of pleasant and unpleasant days spent together and appreciation of many little acts of kindness and help during the advance from Ypres - Waterloo 1918, J.C.W." The hallmarks include makers mark LK (in fancy script), the crown and moon of Germany, and 900 fineness mark.
Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
WWI cigarette case

Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
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Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
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Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
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Art Deco Silver WW1 Cigarette Case - Kuppenheim
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