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1905

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1925

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1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Cigar Case (Austria), ca. 1915

This is a cigar case. It was produced by Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gilt-tooled and stained pigskin leather; cast gilt-metal clasp; silk (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Martha Landman.

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Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 10.5 x 14.2 x 1.4 cm (4 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Cigar Case (Austria), ca. 1915; Produced by Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); gilt-tooled and stained pigskin leather; cast gilt-metal clasp; silk (interior); Overall: 10.5 x 14.2 x 1.4 cm (4 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Martha Landman; 1978-142-2

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