Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Serpentine-sided, pale blue guilloche enamel box with polychrome decoration of two bulldogs in an oval medallion at center of the snap-closure, hinged lid. Plain, flat, silver bottom. Gold washed interior. Possible illegible mark struck on top of tab at lid front. No other marks.
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Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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