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Danseuses Egyptiennes, Marcas et Dardel

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Danseuses Egyptiennes, Marcas et Dardel

Type: 
Perfume atomizer (on left)
Material(s): 
Glass & metal
Designer/Maker: 
Rene Lalique
Markings: 
Molded "R.LALIQUE" & "FRANCE" on bottom; mount not marked
Origin: 
France
Date or Era: 
Introduced 1926
Dimensions: 
9.5 cm. including mount
Special Features: 
Name translates "Egyptian Dancers"
Additional Information: 
The mold depicts a frieze of dancing figures similar to those on Egyptian bas-reliefs. The surface is enameled in black, blue or red. The atomizer mount may be of a different form. Marcas et Dardel was a company that produced atomizers from 1910 until 1935. In the Rene Lalique et Cie registry of models, a mistake was made in the surname of the second partner, spelling it with a "B" rather than a "D". As a result one often sees these as Marcas et Bardel. There was also a parfum brule (perfume burner) made with the same glass mold and this is described in the Perfume Burner category (pictured on right and in that section). Ref: The Art of Rene Lalique, Christie Mayer Lefkowith, 2010.

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