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Severny, EDC

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Severny, EDC

Type: 
Perfume Bottle
Material(s): 
Frosted Crackle (Craquelure) Glass
Designer/Maker: 
Kazimir Malevich / The State Soup-Perfume Factory #5 or “Novaya Zarya” Perfume Factory (former Brocard & Co. Perfume Company)
Markings: 
Embossed Logo “TeZHe” on the bottom of the base
Origin: 
Moscow, Soviet Russia / Soviet Union
Date or Era: 
c. 1921-1922
Dimensions: 
7.375 in H (19.5 cm)
Additional Information: 
This is 3-part object: bottle, ground-in stopper and cover with Polar Bear. Kazimir Malevich designed this bottle for Brocard & Co. Perfume Company (1864–1917), Moscow, Imperial Russia, approx. in 1910. The original bottle with craquelure was produced from 1911 till approx. 1921-1922 – middle 1920’s. References: Dr. Aleksandra Shatskikh. "BOTTLING A DREAM. A COLOGNE BOTTLE BY MALEVICH", ARTKHRONIKA magazine, #5-6, pages 100-110, Moscow, Russia, Autumn-Winter 2008.

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