Object Timeline

1945

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2019

  • You found it!

Silver cigarette case Case, 1950–59

This is a Case. It was retailed by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Piera Maria Watkins.

  • Briefcase, 2015
  • nickel-plated leather.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.4
  • Object ID #1108746777
  • engine-turned silver and enamel.
  • Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Milbank III.
  • 1.2017.1

Its dimensions are

Overall: 10.2 x 8.1 x 0.9 cm (4 x 3 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Stamped on interior bar: "TIFFANY & CO / STERLING 925 / ITALY"

Cite this object as

Silver cigarette case Case, 1950–59; Retailed by Tiffany and Co. (United States); Italy; silver; Overall: 10.2 x 8.1 x 0.9 cm (4 x 3 3/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Piera Maria Watkins; 1993-56-1

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