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  • We acquired this object.

1919

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, Garden Scene, ca. 1924

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. 1924. Its medium is carved jadeite, rose-cut and other diamonds, cabochon rubies, enamel, carnelian, amethyst, lapis lazuli, gold, platinum, plated mirror glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Plate
  • enamel.
  • 1972-10-7
  • Box
  • H x W x D: 3.3 x 9.3 x 7 cm (1 5/16 x 3 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.).
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-63

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.6 × 5.5 × 1.3 cm (3 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; English hallmarks; Cartier, Paris; 1155

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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