Cigarette holder

China?
1960's?


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 12.2 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm (4 13/16 x 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.544

Medium or Technique

Nephrite

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Textiles

This pale green nephrite cigarette holder of dinner length has six flat sides and a gradual straight taper from the mouth opening to the cigarette end.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Between 1960 and 1995, purchased by Sylvia Sethur on one of various trips to Europe; 2011, by descent to Karen Rotenberg, Boston; 2012, gift of Rotenberg to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in memory of Sylvia Sethur