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Sautoir, ca. 1926

This is a sautoir. It was produced by Tiffany and Co., New York.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Tiffany and Co. as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1926. Its medium is platinum, pearls, diamonds.

Swinging easily on unstructured flapper dresses, long necklaces called sautoirs became fashionable with the modern set in France and America.

It is credited Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A2010.08.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Bandeau, 1909–19
  • diamonds, platinum.
  • Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A2012.51.
  • 62.2016.5
  • Bracelet, 1925–30
  • platinum, diamonds, sapphires.
  • Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A2004.17.
  • 62.2016.3

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 36.3 × 4.8 × 0.8 cm (14 5/16 × 1 7/8 × 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"Tiffany and Co." with French import marks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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