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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

Cigarette Case, Geometric-Pattern, ca.1930

This is a cigarette 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 enamel, rose-cut and baguette diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Brooch (England), ca. 1890
  • gold, enamel, diamonds.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor, Annie Schermerhorn Kane, and....
  • 1969-40-147

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.6 × 5.7 × 1.7 cm (3 in. × 2 1/4 in. × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

01216 JC (for Jacques Cartier)

It is signed

Cartier Paris Londres New York Made in France

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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