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  • We acquired this object.

1926

  • Work on this object began.

2017

Vanity Case, Persian Scene, 1926

This is a vanity case. It was produced by Boucheron.

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 and Siegelson, New York as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

It is dated 1926. Its medium is polychrome, blue, and black enamel, onyx, gold, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8 × 4.7 × 1 cm (3 1/8 × 1 7/8 × 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; maker's mark for A. Frey

It is signed

Boucheron Paris

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