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Dahlia

Type: 
Perfume bottle & atomizer
Material(s): 
Glass with black enameling and brown patina
Designer/Maker: 
Rene Lalique for Rene Lalique et Cie.
Markings: 
Acid etched in block letters on all three "R.LALIQUE" & "FRANCE"
Origin: 
France
Date or Era: 
Introduced 1931
Dimensions: 
Bottles are 18 cm. & 13 cm.; atomizer is 18 cm.
Additional Information: 
The bottles are part of a garniture de toilette (vanity set), In this set there were 4 different sized perfumes and 3 different sized powder boxes, and a sponge bowl (see in this collection). The atomizer is not generally considered a part of the set, and there were 3 different sizes of atomizer in this pattern. The bottle was also produced in a 21 cm. & 9 cm. form. The atomizer was also produced in 9 cm. and 13 cm. versions. Dahlia continues to be produced to the present, but without any patination.

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