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Object ID #18647611

This is a Box and lid. It was made for (as the client) Young-Quinlan Rothschild. It is dated ca. 1927 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is lithographed paper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This box reflects the commissioning of French designers and perfume-makers to create products for individual American retailers.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The It Girl.

It is credited Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris.

  • Object ID #907218827
  • gilt and lacquered wood, patinated bronze.
  • Lent by Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, 39952A.
  • 77.2016.1

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Box And Lid (USA)
  • lithographed paper.
  • Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris.
  • 1994-118-19-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a, b: overall): 6.7 x 10.6 x 10.6 cm (2 5/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed as with logotype on label affixed to lid: "RATEAU 19[??]"

Cite this object as

Object ID #18647611; Client: Young-Quinlan Rothschild ; France; lithographed paper; H x W x D (a, b: overall): 6.7 x 10.6 x 10.6 cm (2 5/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.); Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris; 1994-118-18-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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