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Manufacturer: Unger Brothers, American, 1872–1919

Cigar case

ca. 1905

Sterling silver

5 x 3 3/4 in. (12.7 x 9.53 cm, 126 g)
American Arts Purchase Fund
1973.25.5
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Manufactured in Newark, New Jersey, United States
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 87.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 181, no. 189, ill.

Charles L. Venable, D. Albert Soeffing, and Tom Jenkins, Silver in America, 1840–1940: A Century of Splendor, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward, exh. cat. (Seattle, WA: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994), 254, fig. 9.4.

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