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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

Vanity Case, ca. 1925

This is a vanity case. It was produced by Tiffany & Co., Paris.

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. 1925. Its medium is enamel, lapis lazuli, gold, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, platinum, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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This object has not been digitized yet.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7 × 5.2 × 1.3 cm (2 3/4 × 2 1/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Tiffany a Paris; 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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