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Perfume bottle - Sleeping

Sleeping

  • Object:

    Perfume bottle

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertès, Marcel, born 1895 (designer)
    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded and gilded glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Billy Boy

  • Museum number:

    T.222-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA10

Physical description

Perfume bottle of clear and red glass accented with gilding in the form of a lit candle in a candlestick. The stopper of the bottle is the flame of the candle (in red glass with gilding)

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Vertès, Marcel, born 1895 (designer)
Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

moulded and gilded glass

Object history note

Registered File number 1983/2342.

Descriptive line

Perfume bottle of glass, designed by Marcel Vertès for Schiaparelli, made in France, 1939.

Materials

Glass

Subjects depicted

Candlestick; Candle

Categories

Fashion; Personal accessories; Glass

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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