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Designer: Walter Von Nessen, American, born Germany, 1889–1943
Manufacturer: Lenox, Incorporated, American, 1889–2005
Retailer Probably: Rena Rosenthal

Smoking Caddy

1932

Porcelain

2 7/8 × 3 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (7.3 × 8.6 × 8.6 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2020.65.4
Geography: 
Designed in New York, New York
Manufactured in Trenton, New Jersey
Owned in hillsborough, New Jersey
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Doris Duke (1912–1993), Duke Farms, Hillsborough, N.J., after 1932; transferred to Doris Duke Estate; Christie’s NY, either 15 June 2004 or 10 June 2008; purchased by JCW 2008/09 (841)

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