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1935

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Compact, Koi and Dragon, ca. 1930

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. 1930. Its medium is carved jadeite, cabochon sapphires, enamel, carved coral, diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Object ID #907214223
  • rock crystal, mother-of-pearl, abalone, gold, hardstone, coral, jade,....
  • Siegelson, New York.
  • 61.2016.3

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.3 × 7 × 2.4 cm (2 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Cartier, Paris londres, New York; Made in France; 0940

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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