by Daniel Pearce
Powder Box, c 1910
by J. M. Fisher
1998 Limited Edition by Lalique
Germany, circa 1930's
1996 Limited Edition
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Our 2022 Perfume Bottle Design Competition welcomed an amazing selection of 38 designs submitted from 6 different countries, and ranging in styles from traditional to contemporary, sublime to whimsical, and in a variety of mediums, colors, techniques and […]
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You are invited to the “A Presenza Invisible” (The Invisible Presence) Exhibition which will be held at the Municipal Museum in Pontevedra, Spain from April 7th to June 12th. The theme is Art Nouveau and Art Deco perfume […]
To get the right information so that you can identify, insure, sell or simply appreciate your bottle you should become an educated consumer by researching your bottle or collection via several avenues – eBay, auction sites, the internet-at-large […]