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  • We acquired this object.

1922

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, ca. 1927

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. 1927. Its medium is lapis lazuli, carved jade, carved ruyi, coral, diamonds, lacquer, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Saucer (France), 1813
  • hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold leaf.
  • Gift of Katrina H. Becker in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles V.....
  • 1981-38-5

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 9.9 × 5.2 × 1.7 cm (3 7/8 × 2 1/16 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Cartier Paris Londres New York; Made in France

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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