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Art Deco Cigarette Box


Art Deco Cigarette Box

Art Deco cigarette box veneered in Maple with green Shagreen striped inlay which runs front to back. With a cedar lined interior.

Shagreen is a leather made from sharkskin or the skin of a Stingray. This type of Shagreen was first made popular by Jean-Claude Galluchat (d1774) a master leather worker in the Court of Louis XV in France. It became a fashion amongst the French aristocracy and later throughout Europe. Shagreen is derived from the French word “Chagrin“.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
US £65
Rest of the World £85

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Material Wood, Shagreen
Age C. 1930
Dimensions Width 4.75 in  (12.06 cm)   Depth 4.50 in  (11.43 cm)  
Height 2.50 in  (6.35 cm)