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1930

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1940

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Cigarette Case, ca. 1935

This is a Cigarette Case. It was retailed by Tiffany & Co..

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

It is dated ca. 1935. Its medium is engine-turned silver and enamel.

It is credited Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Milbank III.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Cigarette Case, 1931
  • platinum, baguette-cut diamond clasp.
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. CC 50 A31.
  • 86.2016.6

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1 × 10.8 × 8.2 cm (3/8 × 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

"935"/"G...NY"

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

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