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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"


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.