c.1900 Austrian Cigarette / Cigar Box with motoring scene by G.Wright

$300.00

Smoking accessory for motoring enthusiasts.

In stock

Description

Wonderful smoking accessory of the early days of the 20th Century. It is a metal cigarette or cigar box with wooden interior, and a lithograph attributed to Gilbert Wright, renown artist of the late 1890s who painted equestrian scenes, and after 1900s started to combine them with motor cars.

Measures 10cm x 8cm x 5cm aprox. Condition Good+. Presents a bright nickel plated bras condition with some minor scratches but a noticeable ding on upper left border. Lithograph art work in perfect condition. Marked underneath MADE IN AUSTRIA and G. ST.

Similar examples are described and photographed in Zolomij book ” The Motor Car In Art – selections from the Raymond E. Holland automotive art collection “, on pages 286 and 287.

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