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Object Timeline

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Cigarette Holder (USA), 1930–40

This is a Cigarette Holder. It was made by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is polished chromium, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

  • Object ID #907216429
  • nephrite, jade, coral, gold, rubies.
  • The Carolyn Hsu-Balcer Collection.
  • 73.2016.4

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

  • Cigarette Case, ca. 1927
  • agate, black enamel, carved coral, cabochon emeralds, carved onyx, diamonds,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.58

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.5 x 11.3 x 5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cigarette Holder (USA), 1930–40; Made by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); polished chromium, plastic; Overall: 6.5 x 11.3 x 5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-121

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