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Cigarette holder from Bad Ischl

The amber-colored plastic stem of this cocktail length cigarette holder is overlaid with a plastic slightly tapered cylinder that contains a spring that can be pushed down over part of the stem. The white plastic is painted mostly in black leaving a white oval painted in brown with a drawing of...

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Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Between 1960 and 1995, purchased by Sylvia Sethur on one of various trips to Europe; 2011, by descent to Karen Rotenberg, Boston; 2012, gift of Rotenberg to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in memory of Sylvia Sethur

Austrian, 1950's

Dimensions

Length x width: 9 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.547

Medium or Technique

Plastic and pigment

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Object accessories, Textiles