IPBA Time Travel to Ancient Greece and Rome

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Have you dreamt of traveling back in time to ancient Greece and Rome? To experience those amazing structures in their heyday, that now exist only in preserved ruins? (Well, maybe with what we know now, you might not take a chance on visiting Pompeii). Perfume and vanity item vendors have long capitalized on our fantasies about these ancient cultures through the images of columns, draped robes, statuary, and mythological characters. Let’s let them take us on a little time-travel excursion …

“Pompeia” Scent Card by L. T. Piver

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“Pompeïa” Scent Card by L. T. Piver

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“Goddess of Crete” Perfume by Dermetics

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“Aglaia” Presentation Box by Delettrez

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Spray Colognes by Dana Advertisement

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“Celi” by Perfumeria Celi Advertisement – 1930

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“Thalia” by Delettrez

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Roman Style Oil Lamp by Linnerie

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Colosseum Solid Perfume by Estée Lauder

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“Esora” Perfume Box by Delettrez

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“Un Parfum d’Aventure” by L. T. Piver

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Italian Compact With Botticelli Image

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“Pompeïa” Powder Boxes by L. T. Piver

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“Roma” by Biagiotti

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” Les Trois Muses” by Ch Faÿ

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“Poudre Messalina” by A. Bailly

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“Aladdin’s Charm” Powder Box by Tetlow’s

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“Psiche” Powder Box by Cella

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“Polvos Olympia” Powder Box by Robillard

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“Blonde” Factice by Versace

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“Celi” Powder Box by Perfumeria Celi

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“Grégoria” Powder Box by Rigaud

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Perfume Depicting Ancient Warrior

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Roman “Wishing Fountain” by Knapp Industries

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“Ariadna” Powder Box by Myrurgia

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“Polvos Venus” Powder Box by Juan Anglada

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“Notti di Pompei” Powder Box by Rancé

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Scent Container With Rampant Lion by Vibert Fréres

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“Grégoria” by Rigaud Advertisement – 1910

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Wedgwood Laydown Atomizer

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Venus Rising, Ingrid line for Schlevogt

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“Vivo” by Vanda Corp. Grecian Style Bust

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“Ilka” by L. T. Piver Display – 1922

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Perfumes by Caron Roman Soldier Advertisement – 1957

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Bottle With Ancient Coin

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Powders by Caron Advertisement – 1953

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Parfums Caron Advertisement – 1956

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Porcelain Scent Bottle of Parthian Soldier

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“Corinthia” by Parfumerie Lotus de Noel

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Perfumes by Houbigant Advertisement – 1947

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Greek Woman and Man Perfume Lamp

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“Etoile de Napoléon” by Viville Advertisement – 1913

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Greco-Roman Woman Carrying Amphora by Schafer & Vater

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“Parfum Pompeïa” by L. T. Piver

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“Taglio” by Lucien Lelong Advertisement – 1946

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“Cassandra” by Weil

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“Secret of Venus” by Weil Advertisement – 1946

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“Les Muses” Limited Edition – 1994

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“Faun” by Ravel Advertisement – 1946

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“Roman Holiday” by Bourjois Advertisement – 1956

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“Violet Bloom” by Solon Palmer

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Czech Mini With Grecian Cameo

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“Subdola” by Carlo Erba

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“Ariadna” by Myrurgia

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Atlas Holding the Earth

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“Celui” by Jean Dessés

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“Styx” by Coty

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“Circe” by Moiret

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“Mary Garden” by Rigaud Advertisement – 1919

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“Ambre” by D’Orsay

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Iridescent Unguentarium

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“Bacchantes” Limited Edition – 2017

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Venus de Milo Bottle

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“Roman Perfumes” by Pinaud Advertisement – 1899

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“Dreamer” Factice by Versace

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“Violette” by Delettrez

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“Ambre Antique” by Coty

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Grecian Lady Stopper

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“Mizpah Cologne” by Parfums de Leon

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