Lalique Yellow stopper "L'air du temps" bottle

product code: 20k015

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Lalique perfume bottle for "L'air du Temps" perfume by Nina Ricci featuring a rare yellow crystal stopper (limited edition?). The L'air du Temps design features a stopper of two frosted kissing doves on a twisted ridged bottle body. The original design for the "L'Air du Temps" perfume bottle was by the sculptor Jean Rebull, and was in the shape of a sun. But it was Marc Lalique who produced the iconic two doves atop a swirling ribbed body version, as presented here, for Nina Ricci. It was first produced in 1951 … Incidentally, Marc Lalique was friends with Nina Ricci's son Robert. The base of the bottle is block etched "Nina Ricci", "Made in France", and the side of the base engraved "Lalique ® France. The vase is also engraved "L715" which we believe may refer to it being a limited edition. The perfume bottle stands 9 cm (3.5") tall including the stopper. The stopper measures 9 cm (3.5") across the wingspan. All measurements are approximate The perfume bottle is in excellent condition with no faults noted. It does not have an original packaging. Please see photos which form an important part of the description.