Decorative Arts and Design
1 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 18.7 x 8.9 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on bottom: "DEMATTEO / STERLING / HAND MADE / 7"
Inscribed in pencil on partition: "18"
Gift of Gertrude Fehl
Cigarette box, silver and cedar. Rectangular unornamented box with closed hinges along rear edge of lid and small applied cylinder at center of front edge of lid, inscribed line near each end of cylinder. Interior of box lined with cedar with partition in center dividing interior in sections for two packs of cigarettes.
CONDITION: Normal wear.
This item is not on view
William deMatteo (American, 1923-1988). Cigarette Box, ca. 1955. Silver, cedar, 1 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 18.7 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gertrude Fehl, 1993.149. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.149_closed.jpg)
overall, 1993.149_closed.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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