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A Cotes Bouchon Papillons

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A Cotes Bouchon Papillons

Type: 
Perfume bottle
Material(s): 
Glass
Designer/Maker: 
Rene Lalique
Markings: 
Bottom incised "Lalique" and both pieces bear the number "28." Molded "Lalique" on side between the ribs.
Origin: 
France
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.

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