Cigarette container

 
Cigarette container
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  • Title :     Cigarette container
  • Artist:     Henry George Murphy Designer Falcon Workshops Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.12 a,b
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4-1/2 2-3/4 diameter Dimensions, overall Inches 2-1/4 2-3/4 diameter Dimensions, lid (a) Inches 2-3/4 2-3/4 diameter Dimensions, holder (b), Centimeters 11.4 6.9 diameter Dimensions, overall Centimeters 5.7 6.9 diameter Dimensions, lid (a) Centimeters 6.9 6.9 diameter Dimensions, holder (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Deco
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.12 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Art Deco
Description:
Sterling silver cylindrical cigarette container with lid; applied linear decorations and engraved wavy designs resembling cigarettes and smoke on exterior; lid has curvilinear finial at top with turquoise cabochon inset. a: lid, b: holder