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Vanity Case, 1938

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 1938. Its medium is enamel, french-cut and baguette diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold,platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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This object has not been digitized yet.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.1 × 4.9 × 1.2 cm (3 3/16 × 1 15/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

french assay marks; English importation marks; Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris; no.48971; maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer

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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