Cigarette Case


Rounded rectangular case with spring-loaded, hinged lid featuring a Nouveau-style, repousse design of a nude woman with flowing hair being buoyed up by waves, her arms outstretched and legs partially crossed; concave back is engraved "F. H. Bulis" in script diagonally across center. Gold washed interior has one remaining spring retainer in lid. Push-tab catch. Outside bottom of lid is struck incuse "STERLING 925FINE" in sans serif letters between two effaced trademarks of "UB" superimposed in an outlined circle.

Date Made: post-1909ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Newark

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1979Catalog Number: 60.1979Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_315636

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