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Vanity Case, Chrysanthemum, ca. 1928

This is a vanity case. It was produced by Lacloche Frères and manufactured by Strauss, Allard & Meyer.

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. 1928. Its medium is calibré-cut rubies, amethysts, sapphires, onyx, diamonds, emeralds, black enamel, white gold, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.5 × 4.4 × 1.6 cm (2 15/16 × 1 3/4 × 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

74125; 8622; maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer; French assay marks; British importation marks

It is signed

Lacloche Frères, Paris

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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