Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
Europe
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
gold (interior wash material)
Measurements
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
DL.60.2044
catalog number
60.2044
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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