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1923

  • Work on this object began.

1933

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, ca. 1928

This is a Vanity Case.

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 enamel, diamonds, gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box
  • H x diam.: 6.6 x 4.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.).
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-84

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8 × 5.7 × 1.8 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/4 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Janesich; 16182

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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