Leather ‘motorcar’ car cigar box, 1930s
Price Code: ££££
An extremely high quality large novelty cigar box in the form of an early motorcar, the hardwood construction with rotating wheels, has coachwork trimmed with tooled dark brown Florentine leather, with patinated bronze details including etched running boards, wheel arches and headlights.
The cab of the car with fine quality bevelled glass windows, windscreen and polished bronze door handles, hinges open to reveal space for a good quantity of cigars, with a smaller compartment under the ‘bonnet’. With original retailers label to the underside, this piece was made with the finest attention to detail. Italian, circa 1930s.
Length: 18 inches (46 cm)
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