Tag Archives: Perfume

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2017

What’s Selling on eBay: June 2017

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $355 (30 bids, 14 bidders): Victorian 6-Panel KPM Porcelain Lithophane Lampshade. Five of the six lithophane panels in this antique Victorian lampshade measures 4 7/8” wide by 5 ¾” tall and are signed KPM.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare 1928 perfume bottle, $33,000, IPBA Convention

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare 1928 Parfums de Marcy trompe l’oeil presentation “Le Bracelet Miraculeux” perfume bottle, which held five scents and was disguised as an Art Deco bracelet, sold for $33,000

Perfume: Egypt to the Modern Vanity Table

Perfume: Egypt to the Modern Vanity Table

by Deborah Washington International Perfume Bottle Association Perfume – The origins of the “juice.” What exactly is perfume? How does it differ from fragrance? The academic/dictionary definition states that the word perfume derives from the Latin perfumare meaning “to smoke

Gavels n’ Paddles: Dior perfume bottle, $66,000, IPBA Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Dior perfume bottle, $66,000, IPBA Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1957 Christian Dior Limited Edition perfume bottle in the shape of a dog, signed “Tien Dior” (Dior’s nickname), sold for $66,000 in an auction held April 30-May 3

The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss

The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss

The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss By Marti DeGraaf  and Toby Mack Company History Dr. Allan DeVilbiss, a medical doctor specializing in nose and throat medicine, founded the DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company in Toledo, Ohio in 1888. The company’s primary purpose was

Ken’s Korner: Pizza Hut creates a dough-scent perfume

Ken’s Korner: Pizza Hut creates a dough-scent perfume News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Pizza Hut – no stranger to unusual marketing strategies in the name of increased sales – has created a