Cigarette box

American
about 1925–35
Marie Zimmermann (American, 1878–1972)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x length: 2 1/8 x 6 3/16 x 5 3/4 in. (5.4 x 15.7 x 14.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1861

Medium or Technique

Patinated silver, leaded enamel, patinated copper, bronze, purple stone, white stone

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Inscription

Scratched into base beneath "STERLING" stamp (and upside down): "o5610"

Markings

Stamped into base: double-banded circle with Two interesecting lines [Zimmerman's logo - overlaid M & Z] / STERLING

Provenance

About 1925-1935, according to family tradition, made for L. Richard Bamberger (New York, NY); about 1970, given by L. Richard Bamberger to his daughter, Joan Bamberger (Watertown, MA); 2011, gift of Joan Bamberger to the MFA. (Accession date: October 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Joan Bamberger Goodheart in memory of Matilda Block Bamberger

Copyright

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