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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

Vanity Case, Cypress Tree, ca. 1930

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. 1930. Its medium is onyx, hardstone, carved and cabochon emeralds and rubies, sapphire, citrines, diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Pin
  • mosaic.
  • 1961-48-1
  • Scent Bottle
  • enamel, metal, glass.
  • Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.
  • 1908-23-1
  • Box
  • enamel.
  • 1939-80-12

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14 × 8.4 × 3 cm (5 1/2 × 3 5/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Cartier, Paris

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