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1925

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1954

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Shalimar Perfume Bottle, 1925

This is a Perfume bottle. It was produced by Guerlain. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is molded glass, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Shalimar, created by Guerlain for the 1925 Paris exposition, was named for the garden of Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife.

This object was donated by Guerlain. It is credited Gift of Guerlain, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14.8 x 10.5 x 5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Shalimar Perfume Bottle, 1925; Produced by Guerlain (France); molded glass, enamel; H x W x D: 14.8 x 10.5 x 5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Guerlain, Inc.; 1954-33-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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