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Cigarette Case, Honeycomb Pattern, ca. 1929

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. 1929. Its medium is siberian nephrite, carved lapis lazuli, turquoise, rose-cut diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box
  • H x diam.: 4.3 x 7 cm (1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.).
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-33

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

  • Shopping Bag, Unknown
  • paper; blue plastic handles.
  • Gift of Eric Ettlinger and family in memory of his cherished wife, Lyse.
  • 1993-45-14
  • Box, 1928
  • jadeite, frosted striated rock crystal, lapis lazuli, collet-set, baguette,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.72

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 9.5 × 5.9 × 1.8 cm (3 3/4 × 2 5/16 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; English importation marks for 1929; Made in France; stamped JC for Jacques Cartier; 299

It is signed

Cartier New York Paris London

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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