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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1919

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

Vanity Case, Imperial Door, ca. 1924

This is a vanity case. It was manufactured by Strauss, Allard & Meyer and produced by Lacloche Frères.

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. 1924. Its medium is red and black lacquer, carved onyx, coral, diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.3 × 4.8 × 1.7 cm (3 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; English importation marks; Lacloche Frères Paris; 3332; maker's marks 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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