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Cigarette Case, Leaf Motif, 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 lapis lazuli, enamel, carved jade, mother-of-pearl, diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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  • Gift of Katrina H. Becker in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles V.....
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  • Lent by Private Collection.
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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.3 × 6 × 1.7 cm (3 1/4 × 2 3/8 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; English importation marks; Cartier Paris Londres New York; Made in France; 4083; 128036; 8175; HSA724

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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