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Dahlia Powder Box

Type:Powder box

Material(s):Glass with black enameling and brown patina

Designer/Maker:Rene Lalique for Rene Lalique et Cie.

Markings:Acid etched in block letters "R.LALIQUE" & "FRANCE"


Date or Era:Introduced 1931

Dimensions:8.5 cm.

Additional Information:
Part of the Dahlia garniture de toilette which consisted of 4 perfume bottles (see in this collection), 3 different powder boxes and a sponge bowl. The powder box was made in 6 and 7 cm. versions. Ref: Perfume Bottle Quarterly, Volume XXII, No. 1, Fall 2009.