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Rue de la Paix lamp & sailors/girl

Specialty:Figurals & Novelties

Type:miniature perfume bottles

Material(s):glass, metal, ceramic & Bakelite

Designer/Maker:lamp by Corday

Label:sailor "Khus Khus"; girl "Lavande - Fragonard, Grasse"


Date or Era:c. 1940's

Dimensions:streetlamp 8-1/2 in.; figures 3 in.

Special Features:Figures have hand painted accents and Bakelite caps.

Additional Information:
The streetlamp's base is a ceramic cobblestone ashtray, signed by the artist, and marked "Paris." Each of the three lights holds a miniature perfume bottle of the fragrances "Jet", "Zigane", and "L'Ardente Nuit."