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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 expert in 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 (see additional photos).

$325.

J694
ATOMIZER, "ORIENTAL" MILK GLASS, CHINESE MAN, PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1883
From Joan's collection. This milk glass atomizer was sold by the F.M.Keeler Co., a Boston company. An 1880 ad identifies them as "Importers of Druggists' Sundries." The Chinese man sits on an inverted laundry tub with the word "ORIENTAL" in raised letters on the front of the tub. The bottle has all-over very detailed molding. The enameled solid pot metal head, with ball and cord queue, is attached to a metal siphon rod. The head is secured in the bottle with a cork sleeve inside the bottle neck. The cork was originally attached to the rod mechanism. There are threads on the rod indicating that the cork was, at one time, screwed on. The cork is still there and completely intact. There are no marks on the bottom of the bottle.

(Ref. Yesterday's Milk Glass Today, by Regis F. Ferson and Mary E. Ferson, Copyright 1981, Pittsburgh, PA, pg.96 (photo) item #491; pg.98 (text). Considered "rare.")

Size: 5 1/2" high x 2 1/2" wide (at base). Condition: Excellent - no cracks, 1 small sliver chip on outer edge of bottle neck, right arm has a transparent (almost clear) area. Metal head - excellent, no cracks or dents. Paint - excellent, normal age wear to nose, mouth and ears. Replacement ball and cord. This bottle is in fantastic condition - given its very long life of 134 years! See additional photos.

$165.

J696
ATOMIZER, DECO, SCHAFER & VATER (S & V), GERMAN PORCELAIN 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 in working condition (push down and turn to close); shows age wear. See additional photos.

$285.

J717
ATOMIZER, ART NOUVEAU, SCHAFER & VATER (S & V), GERMAN PORCELAIN 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 in working condition (push down and turn to close); shows age wear.

$285.

J746
IRICE, CZECHOSLOVAKIAN FIGURAL SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1928
From Joan’s collection. This lovely lady was imported from Czechoslovakia by Irving W. Rice & Co., New York City (c.1928). The bottle is frosted with clear highlights. She has wonderful molding and detail -- eye lids that protrude, a little turned up nose and formed lips. She is holding a flower in her arm. The front of her dress has molded lacing and a skirt with 3 tiers of ruffles accented with flowers. The rim of the bottle is scalloped (cut) simulating the look of a ruff.* Nice, satin-glass feel to the bottle. The bottom is polished. If you like labels and marks – this bottle has them all! There is an IRICE silver foil label marked “Made in Czechoslovakia” and 2 acid-etched marks – one in a oval marked “Made in Czechoslovakia” – and another in a circle which is very faintly and partially etched (could not capture in a photo).

* This is how you can tell the original bottle from the reissue. Reissued bottles have a thick, level (uncut), rim.

Size: 5 7/8” h. x 3 1/4" w. (at base). Condition: Excellent – tiny flake to underside of bottle rim; teeny tiny flake on each eyelid which does not affect the appearance of the protruding lids. See additional photos.

$155.00

J747
VERY RARE -- OLD PARIS, PORCELAIN, SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1650-1750
From Joan’s collection. Very rare Old Paris porcelain perfume (scent) bottle (c.1650-1750). 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. See additional photos.

$290.

J757
DeVILBISS, LENOX PORCELAIN, PENGUIN ATOMIZER, SCENT / PERFUME BOTTLE, c.1936
This whimsical penguin atomizer was made by Lenox an American china company. This little critter sports a black felt coat, and has metal eyes. Perfume would spray out of the tip of the metal beak. A metal siphon rod is attached to a rubber ball which nests into the body of the penguin. The entire atomizer fitting is held in the bottle opening with a cork. The bottom of the bottle is stamped with the Lenox and DeVilbiss logos in dark green.

(Ref., The Atomizer, An Object With Atmosphere, Tirza True Latimer, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., West Chester, PA, 1991, pg. 117.)

Size: 4 1/4" h. (to tip of beak) x 1 7/8" w. (widest point at feet) x 1 3/4" d. (back to front of feet). Condition: Excellent – no chips or cracks; age crazing on lower body and around feet (difficult to see); felt – excellent, no tears or holes; rubber bulb is dried and fragile but completely in tact; cork – excellent, dried but completely in tact. See additional photos.

$75.

P204
IRICE, CZECH, MINI PERFUME BOTTLE
Imported from Czechoslovakia by Irice. Mini perfume bottle is molded "Irice" on the bottom. It has an all-over pattern and a silver cap.
Size: 2 1/4" h. Condition: Excellent.

$12.
$5.

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.

$65.

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P1014
AVON, CHARISMA, LEAF WITH PEARL, SOLID PERFUME, c.1969-70
Avon textured gold leaf glace. This lovely pin is also a solid perfume container. It is decorated with a pearl bud. The replaceable glace container has original "Charisma" perfume. Comes in its original box with blue plush molded interior.
Size: 2 1/4" h. Condition: Excellent. Perfume is used, but almost full.

$15.
$5.

P1201
REVLON, INTIMATE, SCALLOP SHELL, SOLID PERFUME
Wonderful scallop shell that held Revlon, Intimate, solid perfume. Realistically molded gold shell. Bottom label.
Size: 2 1/4" h. Condition: Shell is perfect. Label has minor wear. Remnants of perfume remain.

$25.

P1228
MAX FACTOR, STRAWBERRY BOX, SOLID PERFUME, c. 1960s
Pretty golden box of strawberries solid 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.

P1283
ESTEE LAUDER, CINNABAR, IVORY SERIES "SLEEPING CAT", SOLID PERFUME, c.1986
This serene Sleeping Cat compact is filled with Estee Lauder Cinnabar solid fragrance. This is one in a series of faux ivory figural solid perfume compacts made by Estee Lauder and sold from the mid-1970s to 1986. This ivory cat has nodded off with his tail tucked around him. The gold-tone case is decorated with a Greek key design accented in red enamel. The container has the original solid perfume, label and original box. The Sleeping Cat was presented in 1986. The Estee Lauder faux ivory compact series is a must have for the perfume solid collector.
Size: 1 1/8" high. Condition: Compact, labels, and box in excellent condition. Compact has all its solid perfume.
$195.

P1460
SARAH COVENTRY PADLOCK, PERFUME SOLID
This is a heart-shaped padlock solid perfume container. The pendant heart has a jump ring for a chain or cord to be added creating a solid perfume pendant necklace. Molded into the inside cover of the case is "Sarah Cov". The container has full perfume. There is no label identifying the scent.
Size: 1 5/8" h. Condition: Excellent.

$25.

P1474
WOODWARD, "PETIT PAPILLON" BUTTERFLY ON BASKET, SOLID PERFUME
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 stones 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.

$45.

P1484
CORDAY, TOUJOURS MOIS, "LE TABOURET" FOOTSTOOL, SOLID PERFUME
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.

P1485
GOLDEN POODLE, SOLID PERFUME
This large solid perfume container is in the shape of a golden poodle with ruby red eyes. The maker and fragrance are unknown. This container can be distinguished from a sweetener container, because the base of the dog is too shallow to hold sugar-substitute tablets.
Size: 3" long. Condition: Excellent.

$50.

P1499
CORDAY, TOUJOURS MOIS, "LE POT D'OR" WATERING CAN, SOLID PERFUME
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.

$75.

P1545
ESTEE LAUDER, ESTEE, IVORY SERIES "NESTING DUCK", SOLID PERFUME, 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.
$195.

P1546
ESTEE LAUDER, CINNABAR, IVORY SERIES "CONTENTED CAT", SOLID PERFUME, 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.
$195.

P1547
KENNETH J. LANE, MODERN LADY FACE, SOLID PERFUME
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.

$75.

P1550
ESTEE LAUDER, CINNABAR, IVORY SERIES "IMPERIAL DOG", SOLID PERFUME, 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.
$195.

P1573
GOLDEN PEAR, PERFUME SOLID
This delightful solid pear has a molded leaf and stem. Unknown maker and fragrance. The leaf has four red stones. Gold tone case.
Size: 1 3/4" Condition: Very good. Some age-related wear to the case. No missing stones. No perfume remaining.

$18.
$10.

P2120
ESTEE LAUDER, PLEASURES, "CLASSIC CLOWN", SOLID PERFUME, 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 (15 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.
$180.

P2144
ESTEE LAUDER, AZUREE, IVORY SERIES "IMPERIAL FOO DOG", SOLID PERFUME, c.1974
Foo Dogs were emblems of valor and energy in Chinese folk religion. They guarded heaven, palaces, temples, tombs and wealthy homes with their protective powers. This wonderful "Imperial Foo Dog" oval gold-tone solid compact is from the Estee Lauder ivory series. The "Imperial Foo Dog" was introduced in 1974. This fierce composition temple dog is a copy of a 17th-century jadite box. The lower base of the box has a key motif design. It once held Azuree fragrance. Vintage and so very desirable.
Size: 1 7/8" h. Condition: Excellent. There is no label and no perfume remains in the case.
$150. SOLD

S53-26
VANDA, OWL, SOLID PERFUME / PIN
This adorable owl perfume/pin with faceted green stone eyes was made by Vanda. It still retains almost all of its original perfume. The container is made of pot metal. The cover is signed inside, "Vanda U.S.A."
Size: 1 7/8" long x 1 3/16" wide (at the widest point of the wings). Condition: Excellent -- no wear to metal.

$18.
$14.

U570
REVLON, CHARLIE, APPLE, PERFUME SOLID PENDANT, c.1973
This Revlon, Charlie, apple solid is made of silver-colored metal -- possibly chrome -- very heavy. The top section unscrews. There is quite a bit of the original fragrance. The perfume is a very dark green -- don't know whether it's the original color or whether it has darkened with age. In the photos, it appears that the top is shiny and the bottom is matte, but the entire container is shiny silver.
Note -- Avoid removing the cover. It is difficult to screw back on and can become cross-threaded.
Size: 1 1/2" h. x 1 3/8" w. (at widest part). Condition: Good, but with some dings around the lower section -- they look a lot worse in the photos than they actually are when you see it (see additional photos). No chain.

$18.
$16.