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Cigalia, Roger et Gallet

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Cigalia, Roger et Gallet

Type: 
Perfume bottle & box
Material(s): 
Glass with grey/green patina
Designer/Maker: 
Rene Lalique
Markings: 
None on bottle
Origin: 
France
Label: 
Portion of paper label attached; R&G paper label on bottom
Box Description: 
Box of cardboard covered in paper
Date or Era: 
Introduced Christmas 1910
Dimensions: 
12.5 cm.
Special Features: 
Name translates "Cicada"
Additional Information: 
This luxurious presentation was Roger & Gallet's answer to Piver's Scarabee (see photo in this category). This is art nouveau in its theme and in ancient China the jade cicada was equivalent to the Egyptian stone scarab. This bottle was produced in 3 different sizes.

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