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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1929

  • Work on this object began.

2017

Compact Brooch, 1929

This is a Compact Brooch. 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 1929. Its medium is enamel, diamonds, gold, cabochon sapphires, 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: 6.2 × 2.7 × 1 cm (2 7/16 × 1 1/16 × 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

English importation marks; Cartier, Made in France; 4880; JC

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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