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MONOGRAMMED BOX

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

Jade panels encase the box at the bottom and on the end sides, where five square pieces of red coral are mounted in gold. The remaining sides are in silver. Applied in gold on the top is the monogram M P D for Marjorie Post Davies. The thumbpiece consists of a jade loop attached to a gold mount set with two pieces of red coral.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
MONOGRAMMED BOX
Made from:
Silver -- jade -- coral
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
ca. 1935
Size:
6.2 x 19.3 x 8.3 cm (2 7/16 x 7 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.396
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom edge: Cartier impressed
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"