Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 318

K. W.
Cigarette case; silver, gilded silver and enamel

CHF 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 950 - 1,400 / USD 1,100 - 1,650 / HKD 8,400 - 12,600


Sold: CHF 500

Silver (0.800), cigarette case with enamel painting on the lid; gilded silver interior.

The scene depicts three sublime, shapely female creatures, partly naked, the first with brown hair, the second with black hair and the third with blond hair, emerging from the sea.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-6-8


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Brand K.W., Germany

Year circa 1910-1920

Case No. unnumbered (by “K W”)

Material silver, gilded silver and enamel

Height 82.3 mm.

Width 71.5 mm.

Thickness 13 mm.


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.