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Quezal Gold "Melba" Colognes

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Quezal Gold "Melba" Colognes

Type: 
Pair of cologne bottles
Material(s): 
Gold iridescent glass
Designer/Maker: 
Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company
Markings: 
Wheel engraved "Q" and "Melba"
Origin: 
Brooklyn, New York
Date or Era: 
ca. 1904 to 1924
Dimensions: 
6-1/2 inches high
Additional Information: 
Martin Bach, a former employee of Tiffany Studios, founded this company in 1904. Quezal produced patterned iridescent glass which was similar to Tiffany's iridescent glass. The company created commercial bottles for the Melba Manufacturing Company, a fragrance company in Chicago, Illinois. For more on "American Scent Bottles," view the presentation on this website under the Resources tab.

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