Lalique "L'air du temps" perfume bottleproduct code: 21b001
Lalique perfume bottle for "L'air du Temps" perfume by Nina Ricci.
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 this 7.5ml bottle has labelling regarding the perfume content, but the side of the base is engraved "Lalique ® France".
The perfume bottle stands 8 cm tall including the stopper. The stopper measures 8 cm across the wingspan.
All measurements are approximate
The perfume bottle is in very good condition. It has been used as it carries the lingering smell of perfume, but no traces of liquid remain. It does not have any original packaging.
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