HUMIDOR 160th ANNIVERSARY OF PARTAGAS BRAND
VII FESTIVAL DEL HABANO (Year 2005)
Auction: Lot nº3
Partagas brand is one of the Habanos most recognized brands. This year the brand celebrates its 160th anniversary.
Partagas is undoubtedly a brand of a great development due to its history, qua lit y, fame and acknowledgment worldwide. Its factory becomes an obligatory place for all the foreign visitors arriving in Cuba. It is a Habano of reference for those who prefer heavy-bodied cigars.
Characteristic of the work of art
This humidor cabinet that was created by the noted sculptor and silversmith Pepe Rafart, is a unique work that denotes also a refined technique and a very personal style, originality, exquisiteness and a high aesthetic sense. Summarizing, a rigorous silversmith's work made by an authentic artist of the Fine Arts.
This work of art made of precious woods (elm-tree root) integrates the silver and the semi-precious stones (green opal/) where the carving and distribution of the used material is perfect, i. e each element, each stone occupies its place in the work, nothing is missing or exceeding, everything has the right dimension.
Besides protecting as jewels the Partagas cigars I especial/y made to celebrate the 160th anniversary of this famous brand, the humidor possesses the charm of the unrepeatable due to the intrinsic beauty of the sculptural shapes of each one of the pieces, made by the hands of an artist who defines in his sculptural design how a work of art can harmoniously be integrated to the who/e by contributing with the necessary detail for its most exact impact
The Humidor is designed to keep between 75 to 80 cigars and its measures are: 37.5 x 24x 18 cms.
This Humidor contains 75 cigars of the brand, the new vitola Partagas Serie P No 2.
This work of art is signed by the Commander Fidel Castro the 25st February 2005.