Chen-Yu Co. Nail Polish Case

Chen-Yu Co. Nail Polish Case

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plastic Case containing Nail Polish and Remover
Associated Date
1949
maker
Richard Hudnut
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
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
1981.0264.38
accession number
1981.0264
catalog number
1981.0264.38
Credit Line
Gift of Julius Sharat
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