German Silver & Enamel Racehorse & Jockey Cigarette & Vesta Case

Louis Kuppenheim c1924
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A very fine quality early 20th century German silver and enamel Cigarette Case with matching Vesta Case en suite.
Both pieces with beautifully painted enamel scenes depicting a racehorse with jockey up.
The Cigarette Case of rounded rectangular form with sprung hinged opening mechanism and silver gilt interior, the reverse engraved with the owners initials - "V.G". The Vesta Case with a similar monogram to the reverse and a sprung flip-top lid with cabochon ruby thumb piece and a gilded interior.

By Louis Kuppenheim, Pforzheim, Germany c1924. (The Cigarette Case has the Kuppenheim mark used c1912-24 and the Vesta has the c1924-30 mark).

Reserved - £2,850.00

Condition
In fine condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
90 mm (3.54 inches)
W
84 mm (3.31 inches)
D
15 mm (0.59 inches)
Weight
173.00 Grams (5.56 troy ounces)
Country
Germany
Stock Code
AX150620
Medium
Silver