Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Description
Rectangular case with two-tone gold (yellow and rose), engine-turned bands on the rounded, spring-loaded, hinged lid and back; an empty rectangular reserve is at center of lid. Gold washed, engine-turned interior has two, tapered, foliate-pierced spring retainers, the one in lid is stamped on reverse "A" and "9390". Push-tab catch. Top inside edge of lid is struck "STERLING & 14K" in incuse sans serif letters next to trademark "JEBCo." intertwined. Inside top right of lid and inside bottom left of case are stamped with an incuse "2".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
ca 1930
early 20th century
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Attleboro
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (decoration, interior wash material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 3 in x 2 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2024
catalog number
60.2024
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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