PAN Paris

Precious Art Deco objects from the collection of the Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan – Friday April 6, 2018 at 12:30 pm

The precious boxes on display here were collected by Sadruddin Aga Khan for for his wife, the Princess Catherine Aleya Beriketti, and represent incredible masterpieces of inventiveness, creativity, fantasy, skills and technical prowess.  These precious objects, whose craftsmanship was as important as their function, were specially designed for the first wave of ‘liberated’ women in the 1920s: women who smoked, enjoyed going out, applied make-up in public, and kept track of their numerous social engagements with a watch or a clock.

 

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