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1924

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1934

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Compact, Fern, ca. 1929

This is a Compact.

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. 1929. Its medium is enamel, rose-cut diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Compact, 1925
  • enamel, diamonds, mother-of-pearl, onyx, gold and platinum.
  • Lent by Vartanian & Sons.
  • 88.2016.5
  • Compact, 1930
  • 14-karat gold, platinum, enamel, baguette-cut diamond (push-piece).
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. VC 75 A30.
  • 86.2016.7

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.2 × 5.4 × 1.3 cm (3 1/4 × 2 1/8 × 1/2 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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