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

Material Information

Title:
Cigarette container, presented to A. A. Schechter by the Committee of One Hundred (est. 1926), Miami Beach, Florida [container]
Creator:
Unknown, Designer
Unknown, Maker
Greenleaf and Crosby Company ( Retailer )
Committee of One Hundred ( Other Relation )
Place of Publication:
USA, Miami Beach, FL
Creation Date:
1941
Materials:
gold electroplated sterling silver ( medium )
enameled brass ( medium )
malachite ( medium )
onyx ( medium )
Measurements:
6 in x 3-1/4 diameter in
15.2 cm x 8.3 diameter cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Floridiana -- Social Classes -- Social Events -- Animals
Genre:
containers (receptacles) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
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.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1994.11.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts