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  • We acquired this object.

1923

  • Work on this object began.

1933

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2022

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Vanity Case

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. 1928. Its medium is lapis lazuli, enamel, diamonds, mirror, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Box, 1928
  • lapis lazuli, calibre-cut and other diamonds, frosted rock crystal, jadeite,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.92
  • Brooch
  • diamonds, platinum, carved lapis, onyx, coral, jade.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.2

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Vanity Case
  • enamel, french-cut and baguette diamonds, mirrored plate glass, gold,platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.23

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 8.4 × 5.4 × 1.6 cm (3 5/16 × 2 1/8 × 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; Janesich; 7212; 6707; maker's marks for Straus, 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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