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  • We acquired this object.

1927

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2021

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Cigarette Case, Aubergine Motif, 1927

This is a Cigarette 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 1927. Its medium is enamel, rose-cut diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box
  • enamel.
  • Gift of J. Lionberger Davis.
  • 1968-1-19-a,b

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.8 × 4.5 × 1.2 cm (3 1/16 × 1 3/4 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Van Cleef & Arpels; brevete S.G.D.G.; 29726

It is inscribed

"Kate happy 25th, dearest love - S. 25.11.97"

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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