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1923

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1933

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Vanity Case, Jardinière, 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 gold, carved turquoise, buff-top cabochon rubies, butt-top cabochon emeralds, square-cut and other diamonds, enamel, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box (France)
  • gold, enamel, jewels.
  • Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania....
  • 1983-69-12

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It has the following markings

French assay marks; Cartier, Made in France; 70084

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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