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  • We acquired this object.

1914

  • Work on this object began.

1924

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Cigarette Or Card Box, Striped Agate

This is a Cigarette or Card Box.

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. 1919. Its medium is carved, striated agate, rose-cut diamonds, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box (Russia)
  • chased, engraved and partially nielloed and gilt raised and cast silver.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-16
  • Box
  • mother-of-pearl, with moulded silver borders.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-17

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Box
  • shaped tortoiseshell, ivory, wood, silk (cord) silk velvet (interior).
  • Gift of Estelle S. Frankfurter.
  • 1959-164-1
  • Box
  • tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, metal.
  • Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1926-37-31

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.3 × 5.4 × 0.8 cm (3 1/4 × 2 1/8 × 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

unmarked

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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