CARUSO, Enrico (1873-1921) – AN ANTIQUE SILVER CIGARETTE CASE, BY GORHAM
The curved, reeded silver case with applied silver gilt profiles of Enrico Caruso and another gentleman (possibly Heinrich Conried), further enhanced by a diamond set monogram HC for Heinrich Conried, inscribed New York 1906, finished by another silver gilt stylized monogram, possibly EC on reverse of case. With maker's mark for Gorham, marked Sterling and numbered B2649, circa early 20th century. Measuring approximately 3 5/8 x 3 1/8 inches (9.20 x 7.92 cm)
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