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Cigarette Box with Cover

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • DATES 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.1 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of box (a), etched in script: "Marion Louise Anderson"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.40.5a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter cigarette box (a) with lid (b). Simple, low rectangular box; flat rectangular lid fits over box and is slightly larger than it. Applied on top of lid at one corner, a raised rectangular piece with stylized monogram of conjoined letters "MA". Condition: Good; some light scratching and darkening around monogram.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907–2002). Cigarette Box with Cover, 20th century. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.1 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1992.40.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.40.5a-b.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1992.40.5a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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