Chen-Yu Co. Nail Polish Case

Chen-Yu Co. Nail Polish Case

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Plastic case for four bottles of nail polish designed by Julius Sharat (1899-1981), a Jewish industrial designer who fled Germany in 1937, settled in New York City, shortened his name from Sharatzick, signed naturalization papers in 1944, and died in Miami, Florida.
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Object Name
Plastic Case containing Nail Polish and Remover
Associated Date
Richard Hudnut
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
closed: 203 mm x 76 mm; 8 in x 3 in
open: 10.4 cm x 37.8 cm; 4 1/8 in x 14 7/8 in
overall closed: 4 1/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in; 10.795 cm x 20.6375 cm x 7.46125 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Julius Sharat
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National Museum of American History
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