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Cyclamen, Coty

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Cyclamen, Coty

Type: 
Perfume bottle
Material(s): 
Glass
Designer/Maker: 
Rene Lalique
Markings: 
Bottle intaglio molded "Lalique" on side and "Coty, Paris" on bottom
Origin: 
France
Label: 
Paper label on bottom: "11 c. 5, Made in France"
Date or Era: 
c. 1909
Dimensions: 
5.5 in. high
Additional Information: 
Cyclamen is a perennial flower. Molded six-panel design of winged nymphs each holding a large blossom. Early version had slightly different necks and stoppers. Clear glass with pale green patina. Stopper intaglio molded with blossom and "Coty, Cyclamen, Paris" all with pale green patina. Almost always seen in the green patina, although, rarely, in a sepia patina. Coty sold this perfume in many different containers, but this was considered the deluxe version.

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