Russian Silver Cigar Ashtray in the Form of an Imperial Bathtub, circa 1895
From the Romanov era, period of Tsar Nicholas II (1894-1917) in the shape of a miniature silver beignoire, the front engraved with scrolling initials above the dates 24 December 1895, fitted with a central cigar rest.
Stamped maker’s initial B, the Riga mark of the city gates, with 84, the Russian silver standard.
3 ½ in. (8.9 cm) long; 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) high; 2 in. (5.1 cm).