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1924

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1934

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Vanity Case, Pekingese, ca. 1929

This is a vanity case. It was produced by Cartier.

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 carved jadeite, enamel, diamonds, mother-of-pearl, coral, mirroed plate glass, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box, 1928
  • jadeite, frosted striated rock crystal, lapis lazuli, collet-set, baguette,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.72

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 9.2 × 6.1 × 2.1 cm (3 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York; Made in France; 01026

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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