Cigar Case

Cigar Case

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Three-cigar case featuring identical engraved decoration on hinged lid and underside of a central reserve formed by two bowknots with flowers at lengthwise ends and clusters of flowers near snap closure, all flanked by fleur-de-lis or tripartite scroll motifs at tips. Push-tab catch. Gold washed interior. Lid is struck incuse on inside edge to right of closure with trademark "G H F", each letter in a separate surround, and at inside center "[S]TERLING" in sans serif letters.
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Object Name
case, cigar
date made
ca 1920 - 1939
ca 1870
place made
United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 6.0325 cm x 12.7 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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