Lot 405: RENÉ LALIQUE (1860-1945) FOR D'ORSAY PARFUMEUR, PARIS 'DEUX SIRENES' FROSTED AND OPALESCENT GLASS POWDER BOX, CIRCA 1921 8.5cm diame
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
RENÉ LALIQUE (1860-1945) FOR D'ORSAY PARFUMEUR, PARIS
'DEUX SIRENES' FROSTED AND OPALESCENT GLASS POWDER BOX, CIRCA 1921
with card base, printed on base POUDRE MERVEILLEUSE/ AU PARFUM D'ORSAY/ NATURALLE/ D'ORSAY PARFUMEUR/ PARIS, the glass with moulded marks D'ORSAY/ R. LALIQUE
8.5cm diameter, 3cm high
- overall in good original condition
- a couple of very minor nicks to the edges but overall ok
- contains original pressed powder insert which is a bit untidy
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Property of the late Mrs Aldyth Cadoux