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Object Timeline

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1922

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

The Young-Quinlan Co., Minneapolis Box And Lid, ca. 1927

This is a Box and lid. It was designed by Armand-Albert Rateau and made for (as the client) Young-Quinlan Rotshchild. It is dated ca. 1927 and we acquired it in 1994. 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 Day series in a post titled The It Girl.

This object was donated by Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris. It is credited Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris.

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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

The Young-Quinlan Co., Minneapolis Box And Lid, ca. 1927; Designed by Armand-Albert Rateau (1892 – 1938); 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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