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Cigar box

Cigar box
Object name 
Cigar box
Date 
1930
Medium 
Silver
Description 
This lavish box, an example of Tiffany & Co’s “Special Hand Work,” was presented to discerning cigar smoker Al Smith, the self-made New York politician who ascended from the Lower East Side to four terms as governor of the State of New York.
Credit Line 
New-York Historical Society, Purchase
Object Number 
2004.49
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group