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 credited
Lent by Private Collection.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 7.7 × 5.8 × 1.4 cm (3 1/16 × 2 5/16 × 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
French assay marks; English hallmarks; Cartier Paris Londres New York; Made in France; 4674; 4842; 2428; stamped "JC" for Jacques Cartier
It is inscribed
"Carla, 10th May 1937"
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.