IPBA Perfume Bottles for Purse and Dresser: From Czechoslovakia, 1920s-1930s by Verna J. Kocken

Return to peruse more collector book reviews.

Members – Know of a good collector book not yet included in our Book Reviews?  Our Webmaster, as well as the editors of our Perfume Bottle Quarterly and the IPBA eNews are always looking for book reviews!

perfume bottles book cover

Beautiful glass perfume bottles made in Czechoslovakia during the 1920’s and 30’s were produced to please a variety of tastes, decors, and pocketbooks. Today, these tiny artistic treasures possess an Old World charm that endears them to collectors.

This book combines over 500 gorgeous, full color photographs with period catalog images to provide a comprehensive study of the many styles and shapes of Czech purse and dresser perfume bottles. Featured are “dangle” bottles, cut glass bottles, filigree caged bottles, micro bottles, intaglio designs, figurals, multiple sets, atomizers, and more. It includes a review of cap styles, valuable information regarding copies and reproductions, collector tips, and current values. Experienced and new collectors will find this book delightful and intriguing.

International Perfume Bottle Association
Incorporated in Illinois, USA

© International Perfume Bottle Association