Material Information

Title:
Cigarette container: heron motif [container]
Creator:
International Silver Co. ( Manufacturer )
Place of Publication:
Connecticut
Creation Date:
circa 1928 1929
Materials:
silver ( medium )
enamel ( medium )
jade ( medium )
Measurements:
3-1/2 3-1/4 diameter Dimensions, container (a) in
4-1/4 x 3 diameter Dimensions, lid (b) in
8.9 8.3 diameter Dimensions, container (a) cm
10.8 x 7.6 diameter Dimensions, lid (b) cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Metal/Metal Design
Animals
Decorative Arts and Furniture
Art Deco
Genre:
container

Notes

Content description:
Cylindrical sterling silver cigarette container embellished with a whimsical decoration in red and black enamel of three herons and a fish by the sea. The circular lid has five alternating bands of red and black enamel in concentric circles. At the center is a shite jade knob, a functional insert to raise and lower the cigarettes completes the object. a: container, b: lid
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection ( The Wolfsonian FIU Objects Collection )
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
XX1990.552 a,b ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts

Wolfsonian Membership

Aggregations:
Museum Objects of The Wolfsonian - FIU
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