William deMatteo (American, 1923-1988). <em>Cigarette Box</em>, 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)

Cigarette Box

Artist:William deMatteoGeorg Jensen

Medium: Silver, cedar

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Dates:ca. 1955

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 18.7 x 8.9 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H28, 6JJ

Accession Number: 1993.149

Image: 1993.149_closed.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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