Cigarette Case


Rectangular, aqua-blue guilloche enamel box with snap-closure, hinged lid pierced at its center and corners with a bowl of flowers and scrolls accented by bright-cut engraving and bordered by a black geometric pattern along its canted edge. Curvilinear tab across lid front. Gold washed interior. Inside lid and bottom are struck "AUSTRIA" and "STERLING" in raised and incuse sans serif letters at one side, and "935" in rectangle, "K·W" in raised roman letters in clipped-corner surround and a right-facing hoopoe bird between "1" and "A" in pentagonal surround at the other side.

Date Made: after 19211922 - 1924

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Austria: Vienna state, Vienna

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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.60.2006Catalog Number: 60.2006Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)enamel (decoration material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 6.0325 cm x 8.5725 cm


Record Id: nmah_315804

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