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  • We acquired this object.

1928

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2017

2022

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Box, 1928

This is a box.

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 1928. Its medium is lapis lazuli, calibre-cut and other diamonds, frosted rock crystal, jadeite, white gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 6 × 7.6 × 1.6 cm (2 3/8 in. × 3 in. × 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer; French assay marks

It is signed

Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris

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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