Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Slim, rectangular box engraved overall with bright-cut, densely packed foliate scrolls and scattered flowers, interrupted only by a reserve at center of the chamfered-edge, hinged lid. Bottom underside is plain. Gold washed interior. Inside right side of collar is struck incuse with interlocked "JC" trademark, "STERLING" in sans serif letters, and "181".
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Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
ca 1915 - ca 1935
after 1850
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 9.8425 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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