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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

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2017

2022

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Vanity Case, Putto and Lady, ca. 1920

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. 1920. Its medium is frosted rock crystal, rose-cut diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Cameo
  • glass.
  • Gift of the French Institute.
  • 1949-72-30
  • Cameo
  • glass, gold.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-66-148
  • Box
  • tortoiseshell.
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-79

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 6.8 × 5.9 × 2 cm (2 11/16 × 2 5/16 × 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

French owl importation marks

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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