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  • We acquired this object.

1922

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, Dragon, ca. 1927

This is a Vanity Case. It was manufactured by Renault. It is dated ca. 1927. Its medium is enamel, rose-cut and other diamonds, gold, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 11 × 6.5 × 1.4 cm (4 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Cartier Paris Londres New York; 0743; maker's mark for Renault

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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