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Ribbon Box, ca. 1915

This is a Box. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is carved agate, diamonds, platinum, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Private Collection. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Box
  • mother-of-pearl, with moulded silver borders.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-17
  • Vanity Case, ca. 1920
  • tinted and carved mother-of-pearl in shibayama technique, diamonds, mirrored....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.61

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Box
  • shell.
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-60
  • Box
  • ivory.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-27

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.9 × 7 × 2.4 cm (3 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French gold assay marks

Cite this object as

Ribbon Box, ca. 1915; carved agate, diamonds, platinum, gold; L x W x D: 8.9 × 7 × 2.4 cm (3 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 2017-17-1

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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