Perfume Bottle: Shocking

 
Perfume Bottle: Shocking
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  • Title :     Perfume Bottle: Shocking
  • Artist:     Eleanor Fini Artist Elsa Schiaparelli Maker
  • Accession:     84.8.10 a-d
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5 3 2, Centimeters 12.7 7.6 5.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Health, Hygiene and Fitness
  • Subject:     Health/Hygiene , Glass/Glass Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.8.10 A-D.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Clear glass perfume bottle in the form of a dress maker's dummy with measuring tape around neck fastened by circular foil label; colorful spray of nine glass flowers and leaves attached to neck and metal globe stopper; bottle fits into a pink velvet dais edged with gold foil paper and is encased under a clear glass dome decorated with a lace pattern near bottom.