The cigarette case is made from 95 % pure silver and is decorated with an idyllic scene of two bijin (beauties) next to a maple tree and beside a bridge, the sea, rockwork and a pavilion visible in the background. The details are inlaid in copper. The inside shows the same scene, though mirrored, and shows some gold details. Signed ICHIEI to (made by) in the reverse.
LENGTH 11.2 cm
WEIGHT 115 grams
Condition: Minor surface wear and scratches. Generally, in good condition.
Provenance: Zagreb private collection.