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VERDURA Rose Gold "Shell" Cigarette Case

Rectangular-shaped, "Shell" cigarette case in rose gold with wavy ridges, remiscent of the striations on a clamshell. Inscribed "YOU'LL NEVER GET RICH" and "OCTOBER 1941," under the lid. Designed by Verdura. 3.60" length and 3.05" width.

The "Shell" case was designed by Verdura as a part of a series of five cigarette cases for Cole Porter. This one commemorated the release of Columbia Pictures' You'll Never Get Rich, starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth.

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117 Greenwich Ave. Greenwich, CT 06830 United States 203-869-0124
Dealer Reference Number: EJX04685
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VERDURA Rose Gold "Shell" Cigarette Case

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CREATOR: Verdura
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: circa 1941
PERIOD: 1940-1949
METAL: Rose Gold, 18k Gold
CONDITION: Excellent
WIDTH: 3.05 in. (8 cm)
LENGTH: 3.6 in. (9 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Greenwich, CT
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: JU13090628967
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