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  • We acquired this object.

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, ca. 1925

This is a Vanity Case.

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. 1925. Its medium is red and black lacquer, black and green enamel, diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Vanity Case, Cloud, ca. 1925
  • gold, lacquer, platinum, diamonds, seed pearls, writing tablet and clip,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.16

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

  • Cigarette Case, 1930
  • enamel, rose-cut and baguette diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.24

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 6 × 4.6 × 1.4 cm (2 3/8 × 1 13/16 × 9/16 in.)

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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