Tag Archives: International Perfume Bottle Association

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 at the 28th annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA), held May 29 […]

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 through.” The French gave the name parfum to the pleasant smells produced by burning incense. […]

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 at the 27th annual International Perfume Bottle Association’s (IPBA) 27th annual convention in Spartanburg, S.C. […]

Perfume Bottle Auction sets New Record in Spartanburg

A new record was set at the International Perfume Bottle Association’s (IPBA) 27th annual convention April 30 to May 3, 2015 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. One of the convention highlights was a lively perfume bottle auction with celebrity, Nicholas Dawes, from Antiques Roadshow, as auctioneer. The IPBA hosts the longest running specialty auction of perfume […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An exquisite 1917 Baccarat Egyptian bottle presentation sold for $38,400 at an auction held during the 26th annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA), May 2, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Also, a Czechoslovakian blue crystal […]

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention

Perfume presentation, $9,600, IPBA Convention Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A novelty perfume presentation of unknown origin sold for $9,600 at the annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association held in May in Las Vegas, Nevada. The perfume presentation was a miniature wooden Victrola cabinet housing an […]