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  • We acquired this object.

1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2022

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Cigarette Case, ca. 1920

This is a Cigarette Case.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Collection as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

It is dated ca. 1920. Its medium is calibré-cut sapphires, enamel, rose-cut diamonds, white gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Cigar Case (Austria)
  • gilt-tooled and stained pigskin leather; cast gilt-metal clasp; silk (interior).
  • Gift of Martha Landman.
  • 1978-142-2
This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Box, Scale Pattern, ca. 1928
  • inlaid turquoise, lapis lazuli, gold, cut sapphires, mirrored plate glass.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.78

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.9 × 5.2 × 1.2 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/16 × 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

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