Cigarette container, presented to A. A. Schechter by the Committee of One Hundred (est. 1926), Miami Beach, Florida

 
Cigarette container, presented to A. A. Schechter by the Committee of One Hundred (est. 1926), Miami Beach, Florida
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  • Title :     Cigarette container, presented to A. A. Schechter by the Committee of One Hundred (est. 1926), Miami Beach, Florida
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Unknown, Maker Greenleaf and Crosby Company Retailer Committee of One Hundred Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1994.11.1
  • Country:     United States Miami Beach Florida
  • Date:     1941
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6 3-1/4 diameter, Centimeters 15.2 8.3 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Floridiana , Social Classes , Social Events , Animals , Commemoration , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1994.11.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Circular cigarette container raised on three feet with brass palm tree and wavescroll motif applied on the black patina body below a hinged green marbleized cover surmounted by a enameled blue Marlin finial; overall brass interior includes a mechanism which raises interior base as hinged cover is opened.