Antique Belle Epoque era French 18k gold and mother of pearl cigarette or cheroot holder in the original leatherette case or etui. The solid carved mother of pearl holder mounted with 18K yellow gold rim. Hallmarked with the French 18K gold standard mark in a form of an eagle's head in use in France from 1838. Also bearing a goldsmith maker's marks. In overall good antique condition, with wear to the case commensurate with age. Measures 3 1/8" length. The box measures 4" length.