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.