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Vanity Case, Plum Blossom, ca. 1920

This is a vanity case. It was manufactured by Strauss, Allard & Meyer and produced by Lacloche Frères.

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. 1920. Its medium is enamel, silver, rose-cut and other diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box
  • glass.
  • Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.
  • 1908-23-23

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Box
  • tortoiseshell.
  • Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1926-37-31

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 9.4 × 4.8 × 1.5 cm (3 11/16 × 1 7/8 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Lacloche Frères, Paris; 66126; 2171; maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer

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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