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  • We acquired this object.

1923

  • Work on this object began.

1933

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Compact And Lipstick Baton, Rose, ca. 1928

This is a Compact and Lipstick Baton.

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. 1928. Its medium is lacquer, red and black enamel, carved amber, carved and cabochon coral, diamonds, pearls, gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Vanity Case, ca. 1925
  • red and black lacquer, black and green enamel, diamonds, gold, platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.19

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Vanity Case): 4.9 × 3.8 × 1.5 cm (1 15/16 × 1 1/2 × 9/16 in.) L x W x D (Lipstick Baton): 6.7 × 1.8 × 1.8 cm (2 5/8 × 11/16 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; English importation marks; Lacloche Frères, Paris; 73080; 8319; 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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