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Cigarette box, German, around 1910

tinplate

measurements: 8,2 x 8,2 x 5,2 cm

 

Cigarette box for 50 cigarettes of Senoussi, made by the tobacco company of Reemtsma in Hamburg. The printed decoration on top of the box depicts a group of Arabian persons. The sides are decorated with different ornamental and Egyptianizing motives.

Literature concerning Reemtsma:

  1. Lindner, Die Reemtsmas, Geschichte einer deutschen Unternehmerfamilie, Hamburg 2007; T. Jakobs, Rauch und Macht, Das Unternehmen Reemtsma 1920 bis 1961, Göttingen 2008.