Virtual Museum

Virtual Museum » Dresser/Vanity » Shari, Langlois set, New York and Boston, c. 1925-1930

Shari, Langlois set

Enlarge Image Enlarge Image

Shari, Langlois set

Vanity set
Glass and goldtone metal
United Drug Company for Langlois line
New York and Boston
Bottles have silk labels matching the Asian motif
Box Description: 
Gift box in octagonal shape with an Asian-inspired motif of flowers, birds and butterflies on the sides and interior lid. The exterior lid is embroidered silk with a flower pattern and features a 5 inch cream-colored silk tassel. The interior is lined with pale green silk. "Shari, Langlois, New York" appears on the interior of the lid.
Date or Era: 
c. 1925-1930
Box: 9.75 x 10.1 in; Bottles: 6 in, 5.1 in. and 3.5 in.; Powder box 3.6 in. diameter; Rouge 1.4 in. diameter.
Additional Information: 
This 5-piece gift set for the perfume "Shari" was produced by the United Drug Company, operating under the name of Langlois. The set includes a glass talc bottle, two glass perfume bottles, a silk covered powder box, and a goldtone rouge compact with original puff and framed mirror. A similar bath set was also sold. The Langlois name also produced the Jonteel, Duska, Cara Nome, and Alma Zada lines, among others.