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J652
GILDED CRYSTAL, ENAMEL AND STERLING - ENGLISH SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1830
This perfume / scent bottle was made by Matthew Linwood of Birmingham, England.* The bottle is crystal with an etched and gilded feathery design around the top edge. The mounting is sterling silver with a hinged cap. The back of the mounting collar is impressed with the maker's marks. The top of the cap is embossed and enameled with a red flower and 2 green leaves. The interior of the cap is gold-washed and has a number "8" impressed in the center. The mounting rim has a number "8" impressed on the surface. There is an inner glass stopper which is original to the bottle and very often missing on bottles this old. No markings on the bottom of the bottle. This is a very pretty bottle and worthy of a first-class collection.

*I am not an expert at deciphering English silver hallmarks. If this bottle is not correctly identified, please do contact me (perf37@gmail.com) with the correct information. I would appreciate it - and so would the buyer!

Size: 3" h. x 15/16" w. Condition: Bottle excellent - no chips or cracks; no dents on cap; inner stopper has 3 large chips on head and sliver chip on side of stopper neck. Sliver chips on 2 flower petals and 1 on lower edge of right leaf - these are difficult to see, not glaring or distracting and do not detract from the beauty of the bottle. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$145.
$135.

J696
ATOMIZER, DECO, SCHAFER & VATER (S & V), GERMAN PORCELAIN, SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.Pre-1939
From Joan's collection. This striking deco head porcelain perfume atomizer bottle was made in Germany by Schafer & Vater. It is lilac-tinted bisque with green accent painting. Facial details are beautifully molded - eyelids, defined lips and teeth, finely formed nose with nostrils. The bottom is faintly impressed with a model number (4438) and a hand-painted number (36). Although this bottle does not bear the S&V logo - it is unmistakably Schafer & Vater. (See J717 for the companion Art Nouveau S&V head atomizer.)
Size: 5 1/8" high (pump opened); 4 1/4" high (pump closed). Condition: Excellent - no chips, cracks or repairs. Pump is in working condition (push down and turn to close), shows age wear. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$275.
$250.

J717
ATOMIZER, ART NOUVEAU, SCHAFER & VATER (S & V), GERMAN PORCELAIN, SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.Pre-1939
From Joan's collection. This striking Art Nouveau head porcelain perfume atomizer bottle was made in Germany by Schafer & Vater. It is pink-tinted bisque with green accent painting. Facial details are beautifully molded - eyelids, defined lips and teeth, finely formed nose with nostrils. A model number (4389) is faintly impressed on the bottom as is a faintly molded S & V logo. (See J696 for the companion deco S&V head atomizer.)
Size: 5 1/4" high (pump opened); 4 1/4" high (pump closed). Condition: Excellent - no chips, cracks or repairs. Pump is in working condition (push down and turn to close), shows age wear. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$275.
$250.

J747
RARE, OLD PARIS, FRENCH PORCELAIN, SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1650-1750
From Joan’s collection. Rare Old Paris porcelain perfume scent bottle. Middle Eastern, Arabian, harem? woman with a bird in her hand. Vibrantly painted, gold accents. Concave base. No markings.
Size: 6 1/8" h. x 2 5/8" w. (at base). Condition: Excellent – no chips, cracks or restoration; replacement porcelain stopper. It is not uncommon for Old Paris bottles (if you can find them!) to be missing their stoppers. Small area of wear to gold on front. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$155.
$145.

J873
DeVILBISS ATOMIZER PERFUME BOTTLE, CRANBERRY w/GILDING, c.1925
This beautiful crystal atomizer, was made by the DeVilbiss Company of Toledo, Ohio. The bottle is cranberry flashed with gold sponge-acid decoration on the long neck and around the base. It has gold finished metal fittings. The glass syphon rod is completely intact. The bottom of the bottle is signed in gold, in the center “DeVilbiss.” The collar decoration is called “Cathedral.” The model number is Q-4.*

* Ref., DeVilbiss Perfume Bottles - and their glass company suppliers 1907-1968. Marti DeGraaf and Toby Mack. Schiffer Publishing Company Ltd., 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310. Copyright 2014. Pgs. 97 and 99.

Size: 9 3/4” h. (including fitting) x 3 1/2” wide (at base). Condition: Excellent – no chips or cracks; no wear to gilding. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$295.

J877
RARE -- JEWELED CZECH ATOMIZER PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1920s-30s
This atomizer was made in Czechoslovakia, c.1920s-30s. The bottle is a vibrant red glass with jeweled ormolu. The emerald and amethyst stones are faceted and bezel set. The bottom of the bottle is slightly concave. It is clearly acid-etched in a circle "Made in Czecho - Slovakia." The mark is difficult to see in the photos because approximately half of the etching extends into the concave center. There are no maker's marks on the mounting.

Jeweled Czech perfume bottles are not rare, but jeweled Czech atomizers are! We have 4 collector reference books and an auction catalog devoted solely to Czech glass/Czech perfume bottles -- there is nothing like it, nor is there anything similar to it! This is a unique and magnificent bottle for the sophisticated collector -- a conversation piece for your collection.

Size: 8" high (including fitting) x 2 5/8" wide (at the base). Condition: Excellent -- no chips or cracks to the glass; no missing jewels (all are original); glass siphon rod is original and intact; ball and cord are original. Collar has 2 cracks, one is smaller than the other, both are difficult to see and do not affect the way the top screws into the collar. Age wear to mounting. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$550.

J888
VERY RARE - BACCARAT PERFUME BOTTLE, 1925 DECORATIVE ARTS EXHIBITION
This very rare and beautiful perfume bottle was made by Baccarat for the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts, a world's fair held in Paris in 1925. It was designed by Georges Chevalier.

The front of the bottle is enameled with 2 white doves, cream-colored flowers and gray drapery accented with gilding. The stopper and outer edge of the bottle rim are gilded. On each side of the bottle neck there are gray-enameled semi-circles accented with gilding. The base of the bottle has a gilded foot. The bottom is polished and has the Baccarat logo and script signature -- "G Chevalier" -- which is impressed and highlighted in black (patina or enameling?). The bottom of the bottle and base of the stopper neck are etched with the number 13. There is also a gilded number 67 on the stopper. This bottle is worthy of a museum class collection. For the sophisticated collector. Heavy -- weighs almost a pound (14.2 oz.).

Refs.,
(1) Christie Mayer Lefkowith, Masterpieces of the Perfume Industry, Editions Stylissimo, P.O. Box 5200, FDR Station, New York, NY 10150-5200, 2000. Page 250, photo #414. Text, page 252.
(2) Monsen & Baer, Inc., Perfume Bottle Auction XVI, Washington, DC, April 28, 2006. Page 41.

Size: 5 7/8" high x 3 1/8" wide (at widest point) x 1 5/8" deep (approx.). Condition: Excellent. No chips or cracks on bottle or stopper; wear to stopper gilding; slight wear to gilding on outer edge of bottle rim. Click on the gallery image to see additional photos.

$2,800.

P790
CZECH, IRICE, MINI PERFUME BOTTLE WITH DANGLES, c.1928-39
This clear Irice perfume bottle imported from Czechoslovakia has a pair of dangles attached to the stopper with delicate chains. A dark green opaque stone is set in the top of the filigree-wrapped cap. The man and woman dangles are fashioned with an interesting mix of colorful beads. The lady's skirt has a particularly unique combination of different shaped beads in its design. The clear glass dauber attached to the cap is intact. "Irice" is embossed on the bottom of the bottle. Adorable and creative Czech bottle with dangles to add to your collection.
Size: 2 1/2" h. Condition: Bottle, cap and dauber are in excellent condition.

$110.
$88.

P1005
VINTAGE BAKELITE SCENT BOTTLE, c.mid to late 1920s
The invention of Bakelite by Leo Baekeland in 1907 marked the introduction of the Polymer or Plastic Age. Bakelite was the world’s first synthetic plastic and was used extensively in the world of fashion, especially for jewelry and vanity items including scent bottles. This fascinating caramel-colored (butterscotch?)Bakelite scent bottle has 3 Egyptian motifs hand carved and painted around the body of the container. A long slender wooden dauber is attached to the screw-in stopper. Truly a wonderful and unique scent bottle to add to your collection.
Size: 3 3/8" h. Condition: Excellent condition.

$40.
$32.

P1939
CZECH, VINTAGE PERFUME BOTTLE WITH BRILLIANT HAND CUT STOPPER, c.1928-39
This Czechoslovakian vintage perfume bottle with beautiful clear, cut crystal base and matching fan, cut crystal stopper has a pattern of facets and stars. It is not acid etched, "Made in Czechoslovakia", which was required on bottles destined for export. However, I can personally vouch for its authenticity as I purchased it domestically, at an antique shop while on vacation in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1995, before the Czech Republic started reissuing bottles). This brilliant hand cut vintage bottle will add sparkle and shine to your Czechoslovakian perfume bottle collection.
Size: 4 3/4" h. Condition: Bottle and stopper in excellent condition. Partial dauber. Click on gallery photo to see additional pictures.

$95.
$76.

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J884
PERFUME SOLID - MOLINARD, CONCRETA, CHYPRE - FUNNY, FUNKY FACE!
Adorable perfume solid (Concreta) made by Molinard. This fragrance is old and should not be worn. It doesn't appear to have ever been used. It's full of a black, domed, glob! The cap is yellow bakelite with a black bakelight base. The painting looks like a man with a moustache. It's just a funny, funky face!
Size: 7/8" wide (at base) x 3/4" high. Condition: Mint label; faint scratch across face -- much more visible in photo -- barely visible when seen in person.

$18.

P893
VINTAGE, CORDAY, BIRD CAGE, PERFUME SOLID COMPACT, c.1960s-70s
Corday bird cage, gold-tone perfume solid compact. This compact held the Corday's fragrance, Toujour Moi, which was launched 1923. Two tiny birds are perched on a mobile ring inside the ornate bird cage. The presentation was called, Love Birds. Foil label on the bottom. Perfume and box.
Size: 2 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent condition. Has bottom label, solid perfume and box.

$40.
$35.
SOLD

P988
CORDAY, LE COQ D'OR, VINTAGE SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1960s
Large, figural solid perfume compact by Corday for, "Toujours Moi," creme perfume. The highly-detailed design is known as, "Le Coq d'Or" - The Golden Cockeral (perhaps after the Russian Rimskey-Korsakov opera of the same name.) This golden crested bird with blue rhinestone eyes is mounted on a pedestal. The hinged back wing covers the perfume compartment. The fragrance was an early Corday scent launched in 1924. "Toujours Moi" translates to "Forever Me" or "Still Me." Gold foil bottom label. It has been used, but most of the perfume remains.
Size: 3" h. Condition: Compact and label in excellent condition.

$45.
$36.

P1131
MAX FACTOR, CIRCUS SEAL, VINTAGE SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1960s
Max Factor solid perfume compact for the fragrance, "Hypnotique." The creative "Circus Seal" design of this classic solid features a chubby seal balancing a ball on his nose. He wears a festive pointy, tasseled collar. When his flippers are pinched together, the hinged perfume compartment opens. Max Factor's "Hypnotique" fragrance dates to 1958. This perfume jewelry compact can be worn as a pendant on a chain, ribbon or cord necklace. The fragrance is used, but much of it remains.
Size: 1 3/4" h. Condition: Excellent, no wear.

$40.
$32.

P1226
CLASSIC FABERGE, TIGRESS, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1960s
Wild and sexy, Fabrege's Tigress perfume was a sensation in the 1960s. This solid perfume jewelry pendant captures the look of the wild tiger in lovely detail with its open growling mouth, fierce teeth, long whiskers, and golden amber eyes. The pendent retains all of its orginal solid fragrance. "A Faberge Original" is impressed into the back of the compant case. Chain is not original.
Size: 1 3/8" length. Condition: Excellent condition. Vintage jewelry, pendant compact. Glace compartment is full with original perfume.

$55.
$45.
SOLD

P1228
MAX FACTOR, STRAWBERRY BOX, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c. 1960s
Pretty golden box of strawberries solid perfume container by Max Factor for the fragrance, Hypnotique. Hypnotique perfume was launched by the company in 1958. Enameled strawberries with little green stems cover the top of the box. Ten clear rhinestones are scattered on the top among the berries. There is an excellent bottom label and all the solid fragrance remains in the compact.
Size: 1 1/8" h. Condition: Excellent.

$45.
$40.
SOLD

P1474
WOODWARD, "PETIT PAPILLON" BUTTERFLY ON BASKET, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT
Rare butterfly on a basket solid perfume container by Woodward called "Petit Papillon." This is a lovely intricately designed piece. The golden butterfly has drifted down onto the top of a basket of flowers. It has four tiny topaz crystals on the tips of its wings. There is some perfume residue left in the bottom of the container.
Size: 1 1/8" h. Condition: Excellent.

$40.
$32.

P1484
CORDAY, TOUJOURS MOIS, "LE TABOURET" FOOTSTOOL, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1960s-70s
Creative figural solid container in the form of a footstool by Corday. The top of the stool is covered with a padded miniature fabric tapestry mounted in an ornately-designed gold-tone metal frame. The perfect gold foil label on the bottom identifies this delightful little presentation as "Le Tabouret" - The Stool, containing "Toujours Mois" - Always Mine, creme (solid) perfume. It is a hard perfume solid to find with the tapestry in good condition. This example is in surprisingly good condition for its age - probably from the 1960s or 1970s.
Size: 1 1/2" wide X 1 1/4" long X 1" high. Condition: Very good. Very light age soiling. See composite pictures. Gold foil label on bottom; filled with Toujours Moi solid perfume.

$65.
$50.
SOLD

P1499
CORDAY, TOUJOURS MOIS, "LE POT D'OR" WATERING CAN, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT
Very hard to find "Le Pot D'Or" (Pot of Gold) figural solid container in the form of a watering can by Corday. This vintage Corday creation comes in a case with an ornate design of flowers and leaves on the two handles, the lid and the body. There is a perfect gold foil label on the bottom that identifies this delightful little presentation as "Le Pot D'Or" or Pot of Gold. It is still filled with Toujours Mois - Always Mine, creme (solid) perfume. It is not often seen on the market and is hard to find.
Size: 1 1/8" wide X 2 1/4" long X 1" high. Condition: Excellent. Gold foil label on bottom; filled with Toujours Moi solid perfume.

$65.
$50.
SOLD

P1526
ESTEE LAUDER, COURT JESTER, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1998
Introduced in 1998, this is Estee Lauder's standing court jester in silver-tone metal. He wears the motley, a traditional checkered costume of the court jester, fool, or harlequin character in Commedia dell'Arte. The diamond pattern on his suit is accented with black enamel and clear crystals. His bicorn hat is enhanced with clear and red crystals; he wears red enamel slippers. A domino mask covers his eyes and he holds a silver baton. Silver foil label on the bottom. The compact is mint in box with a black faille pouch and inner and outer boxes. This has always been one of my favorite Estee Lauder creations.
Size: 3" h. Condition: Mint.

$135.
$108.

P1545
ESTEE LAUDER, ESTEE, IVORY SERIES "NESTING DUCK", SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1981
This wonderful "Nesting Duck" from the Estee Lauder ivory series was introduced in 1981. It is an oval goldtone compact for the Estee Lauder fragrance, Estee. The case rim is decorated with a blue enamel design. The beige and faux ivory duck with cinnabar accented feathers is nesting on top of the lid. The ivory series Estee Lauder solids are highly sought after by perfume solid collectors. This is one of six creatures in the ivory series.
Size: 1 1/4" h. Condition: Excellent. Perfume label on bottom. Compact has all its solid perfume.

$155
$124.

P1546
ESTEE LAUDER, CINNABAR, IVORY SERIES "CONTENTED CAT", SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1982
This wonderful "Contented Cat" oval gold-tone solid compact is from the Estee Lauder ivory series. The Contented Cat was introduced in 1982 and once held the Estee Lauder fragrance, Cinnabar. The case rims are decorated with a red enamel design. On the lid rests a faux ivory cat with raised paw and serenely closed eyes. Charcoal-colored stain accents areas of fur on the head and body. The ivory series Estee Lauder solids are highly sought after by perfume solid collectors. This is one of six creatures in the ivory series.
Size: 1 3/4" h. Condition: Excellent. Perfume label on bottom. Compact is empty.

$155.
$124.
SOLD

P1547
KENNETH J. LANE, MODERN LADY FACE, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT
Rare. Kenneth J. Lane silver-tone solid perfume compact. Kenneth Lane is a famous, 84-year old American costume jewelry designer. He designed this contempory-modern lady's face container in a Picasso-esque style. This is a rare compact, and is the only example of this particular solid that I have seen since I bought it in 1999. Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn are just two of the Hollywood stars that loved and wore Kenneth Lane jewelry. Very desirable solid from a famous jewelry designer for the quality collector.
Size: approx. 1 5/8" long X 1 3/8" wide X 1" deep. Condition: Excellent bright silver-tone finish. No perfume or label.(There is a ghost spot on the back where a fragrance label was once attached.

$50.
$40. SOLD

P1550
ESTEE LAUDER, CINNABAR, IVORY SERIES "IMPERIAL DOG", SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.1984
This wonderful "Imperial Dog" oval gold-tone solid compact is from the Estee Lauder ivory series. The Imperial Dog was introduced in 1984. Looking up from the lid is a little bright eyed, alert faux ivory dog. This imperial pup has fur detail accented with charcoal-colored stain on his head and body. The case rim is decorated with a red enamel key design. Ivory series Estee Lauder solids are highly sought after by perfume solid collectors. This is one of six creatures in the ivory series.
Size: 1 3/8" h. Condition: Excellent. Pristime perfume label on bottom. The perfume is used, but a small amount of perfume remains in the compact.

$155.
$124.

P1684
ESTEE LAUDER, SPARKLING MERMAID, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.2000
This is one of the most beautiful and desirable solids by Estee Lauder from a long line of gorgeous compacts. Ms. Lauder released this little gem at the turn of the new millennium, in 2000, filled with her "Pleasures" solid perfume. The beautiful mermaid's tail is encrusted with lovely teal crystals. Her tousled hair "floats" as it would underwater. A tiny goldfish peeks out from the protection of large fronds of seaweed resting on a large round clamshell that forms the perfume container. The mermaid holds a large pearl in both hands. There is a gold foil label on the bottom and a gold hangtag with the Estee Lauder name and fragrance. Never used. This perfume solid compact is mint. Comes with a black faille pouch and inner and outer boxes.
Size: 3 3/4" h. Condition: Mint in box.

$395.
$350.

P1686
ESTEE LAUDER, STATUE OF LIBERTY, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.2000
America's beloved symbol of freedom, The Statue of Liberty, is filled with the fragrance "Dazzling" by Estee Lauder. Instead of a torch, however, this grand lady holds high a tube of bright red enamel lipstick! Lovely detail. Full perfume and original box with black plush pouch.
Size: 3 3/4" h. Condition: Mint in box.

$95.
$76.

P2120
ESTEE LAUDER, PLEASURES, "CLASSIC CLOWN", SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.2002
Estee Lauder's "Classic Clown" is one of her more appealing solid perfume compacts. With his floppy black enemeled shoes, red enameled stripped trousers, red double ruffle collar, multi-colored crystal dots on his tunic and his adorable red-nosed, happy clown face, this is a must-have for your solid perfume compact collection. It comes in its original box and has a black velvet pouch. Full "Pleasures" perfume. The Classic Clown presentation was launched in 2001 (18 years ago) and is a hard-to-find Estee Lauder compact.
Size: 2 5/8" high X 2" long. Condition: Excellent - labels, inner and outer boxes. Compact has all its solid perfume.

$145.
$116.

P2129
ESTEE LAUDER, FLAMENCO DANCER, SOLID PERFUME COMPACT, c.2002
Lovely Flamenco Dancer solid perfume compact for Estee Lauder's, "Beautiful", perfume. This shapely lady holds her black enamel castanets high above her head in the classic pose of a sensuous Flamenco Dancer. The ruffles at the bottom of the Senorita's dress, painted in red and black enamel, form the perfume compact. A red enamel scarf flows around her body, and fiery crystals accent the front and back of her tight-fitting gown. Her black enamel hair is pulled back into a neat bun, and a golden Spanish comb completes her flamenco costume. She truly is, "Beautiful!" The perfume has never been used.
Size: 2 5/8" h. Condition: Mint in box. Comes with black faille pouch and inner and outer boxes.

$195.
$156.

P2131
ESTEE LAUDER, MATADOR, PERFUME SOLID COMPACT, c.2002
Can you hear the roar of the crowd and the blare of the trumpets? Estee Lauder presents this fearless matador solid perfume compact. It holds her "Intuition" scent. El toreador stares down El Toro and swirls his red cape to capture the attention of his adversary. The Spanish matador is powerful and splendid in his traditional suit, black enamel hat, epaulets and slippers, red and gold bolero jacket and toreador pants enhanced with gold crystals, and, of course, the full golden cape with red enamel lining. The back of the cape opens to access the perfume compartment.
Size: 2 1/2" h. Condition: Mint in box. Comes with black faille pouch and inner and outer boxes.

$195.
$156.