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CIGAR CUTTER

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The cigar cutter is shaped somewhat like a pair of scissors. Outlining the handles and the blade is a narrow band of white enamel dots enclosing an area covered with bright green enamel. The tip is rounded and there is a hole in the center of the cutter for the cigar tip. The holes of the scissor are large and oval in shape. There is a small rosette in the very tip of the cutter.

Category:
tools and equipment
Object name:
CIGAR CUTTER
Made from:
Gold -- enamel
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1911
Size:
6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.27
Class:
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Signature marks:
MARK Cartier Paris
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973