‘Tea caddy’ cigarette box by Asprey, 1929
Price Code: SOLD
A very rare Asprey Sterling silver cigarette box shaped as a tea caddy, the large finial turns to let the four right-angled compartments swivel open revealing cedar-lined compartments reserved for Russian, Egyptian, Turkish and Virginia cigarettes, the body and finial heavily engine-turned, mounted on a swept polished foot. Hallmarked ASPREY & CO. London, 1929.
Overall height: 8 inches (20 cms).
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