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A Cotes Bouchon Papillons

Type:Perfume bottle


Designer/Maker:Rene Lalique

Markings:Bottom incised "Lalique" and both pieces bear the number "28." Molded "Lalique" on side between the ribs.


Date or Era:c. 1911

Dimensions:2.5 in. high

Additional Information:
This bottle has double vertical ribs and a rounded bottom which was made on only a few different bottles. This causes the bottle to rock slightly on a flat surface. The stopper has molded overlapping butterflies. This example has smokey blue patina, but it is also known in brown or grey patina, or clear and frosted without patina.