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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1924

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2022

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Cigarette Case

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 ca. 1929. Its medium is enamel, rose- and hexagonal-cut and other diamonds, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Vanity Case
  • enamel, baguette and rose-cut diamonds, mirrored plate glass, silver.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.86

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.

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