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  • We acquired this object.

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2022

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Cigarette Case

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. 1910. Its medium is calibré-cut sapphires, mother-of-pearl, cabochon sapphire, gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Card Case (USA)
  • mother-of-pearl, silver, wood.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Lester..
  • 1959-20-1

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.5 × 7.3 × 1.3 cm (3 3/8 × 2 7/8 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

French owl importation mark

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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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/420577091/ |title=Cigarette Case |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>