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  • We acquired this object.

1923

  • Work on this object began.

1933

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case And Lipstick Holder, Plum Blossom

This is a Vanity Case and Lipstick Holder.

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. 1928. Its medium is enamel, rose-cut diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Vanity Case
  • red and black lacquer, black and green enamel, diamonds, gold, platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.19

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Vanity Case): 6.2 × 4.5 × 0.9 cm (2 7/16 × 1 3/4 × 3/8 in.) L x W x D (Lipstick Holder): 5.3 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm (2 1/16 × 5/8 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer

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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