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BOX

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The shape of the box is domed. It is plain and smooth except for a purple quartz frog with diamond eyes that sits on the top. The hind legs and front feet appear to be carved from a lighter shade of quartz. Around the lid is a row of small widely spaced red cabochon stones surrounded by a collar of metal. In the Art Deco style.

Category:
gems
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Jade -- amethyst quartz -- diamonds -- coral --gold
Made in:
USA __NEW YORK __ __(?)
Date made:
ca. 1920
Size:
6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.188.1-2
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973