Rare Labyrinth Cigarette Box by Lalaounis, Brass and Silver, 1970s



Ilias Lalaounis 925 Silver Medallion and Brass Jewelry cigarette box Silver in the middle has a labyrinth kind of image. Throughout the world there exists a symbol – a series of concentric lines, carefully connected – commonly known as the classical labyrinth. This symbol, and its family of derivatives, has been traced back some 4000 years. It occurs in different cultures, at different points in time, in locations as diverse as Arizona, Iceland, Scandinavia, Crete, Egypt, India and Sumatra. H 1.19 in. x W 5.12 in. x D 3.94 in. H 3 cm x W 13 cm x D 10 cm