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Lighter

Designer:
Pierre Schlumberger (French, Paris 1914–1986 Paris)
Date:
1939
Medium:
Gold, sapphire, ruby and silver-gilt
Dimensions:
L. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of Kenneth Jay Lane, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.98
Not on view
Inscription: (on rim of mechanism) SCHLUMBERGER MODELE DEPOSE
(on tail) 24

Marking: Marks:
[1] PE with crossed unidentified device between in lozenge (maker's mark)
[2] eagle's head in double outline (Paris restricted gold warranty)
[3] boar's head (Paris restricted silver warranty)
[4] unidentified (possibly maker's mark)

Location of Marks:
[1] on head and tail
[2] on head, twice on body
[3] twice on wheels of lighter mechanism
[4] on body
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