Description Henry Walters purchased this cigarette case in Paris. The style, which recalls similar items by Fabergé, was popular at the time. This object shows obvious signs of use; it was functional and personal, rather than a museum piece.
|12/31/1969||Treatment||cleaned; examined for exhibition; surface cleaned|
- From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Purchased by Henry Walters, Paris, 1920s. Inherited by Laura Delano, after 1931; given to Walters Art Musuem, 1972.
Inscriptions [Maker's mark] horizontal lozenge with LR and a rose between the initials; [Assay mark] two eagle stamps; [Initials] HW
Credit Bequest of Laura F. Delano, 1972
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