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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1930

  • Work on this object began.

2017

Vanity Case, Watch, And Pencil, Floral, 1930

This is a Vanity Case, Watch, and Pencil. It was made by Alfred Langlois and produced by Van Cleef and Arpels.

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 1930. Its medium is lapis lazuli, baguette and round diamonds, enamel, interior: mirrored plate glass, ivory, gold, osmior (18-karat gold and platinum).

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.5 × 4.5 × 1.2 cm (3 3/8 × 1 3/4 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Van Cleef & Arpels; 33860; NY43114; stamped "AL" for Alfred Langlois

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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