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Cigarette Case And Matchbox, ca. 1920

This is a Cigarette Case and Matchbox.

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 carved rock crystal, round and cabochon rubies, gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Jabot Brooch, Marzo
  • carved rock crystal, diamonds, onyx, black enamel, white gold, platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.109
  • Box
  • glass, silver, enamel.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-76

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Cigarette Case): 8 × 7.2 × 2 cm (3 1/8 × 2 13/16 × 13/16 in.) L x W x D (Match Box): 5.3 × 4.3 × 1.5 cm (2 1/16 × 1 11/16 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks

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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