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1923

  • Work on this object began.

1933

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2017

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Cigarette Case And Mechanical Pencil, ca. 1928

This is a Cigarette Case and Mechanical Pencil.

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. 1928. Its medium is nephrite, enamel, gold, sapphires, rubies.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Matchsafe (England)
  • nephrite, gold.
  • Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.
  • 1978-146-461
  • Button
  • domestic jade (nephilite [nephrite?]), brass, steel.
  • 1931-59-363-b/f

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 11.8 × 6.7 × 1.9 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Cartier, Paris, Londres, New York, Made in France; 03872; French assay marks

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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