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Vanity Case, Landscape, ca. 1929

This is a vanity case. It was made by Vladimir Makovsky and produced by Black, Starr and Frost Co., New York.

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 mother-of-pearl, rose-cut diamonds, square-cut rubies, enamel, 18-karat gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box (Russia), ca. 1760
  • chased, engraved and partially nielloed and gilt raised and cast silver.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-16
  • Box
  • ivory.
  • Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.
  • 1908-23-19-a,b

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.4 × 4.8 × 1.3 cm (2 15/16 × 1 7/8 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

English importation 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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