Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Description
Rounded rectangular case with spring-loaded, hinged lid engraved "JLR" in conjoined, shaded script letters; plain, concave back. Gold washed, engine-turned interior has two spring retainers. Push-tab catch. Bottom inside edge of back is struck incuse "[S]TERLING" in sans serif letters. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in;.9525 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2030
catalog number
60.2030
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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