London, South Kensington
23 May 2007
'LES PARFUMS DE COTY'
a set of twelve clear tester scent bottles with stoppers, each with Coty label, mounted in the original wooden box veneered in burr-walnut, with brass ball feet and mounts, set on the inside of the lid with a bronze plaque for Coty-Parfums designed by R.Lalique, bronze plaque signed in the maquette R.Lalique -- each bottle 5cm. high, box 9.4cm. high, 25.2cm. long, 10.5cm. deep
From a former owner of Coty and thence by decent.
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Ref: 'Lalique Perfume Bottles' by Mary Lou Hutt, Glenn Hutt and Patricia Bayer, London 1991, page 21, a similar tester box is illustrated with the comment that "Three Known."
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