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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, Carved

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 agate, rose-cut diamonds, calibre-cut sapphires, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box
  • mother-of-pearl, with moulded silver borders.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-17
  • Ribbon Box
  • carved agate, diamonds, platinum, gold.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 2017-17-1

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

  • Vinaigrette (Scotland)
  • worked horn with applied repoussé silver, topaz.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-85
  • Box
  • shell.
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-60

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.7 × 6.2 × 1.7 cm (3 7/16 × 2 7/16 × 11/16 in.)

It is signed

unsigned

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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