CZECH LAPIS GLASS FEMALE & LEOPARD PERFUME BOTTLE
Elegant Czech Art Deco perfume bottle from original 1930's mold! The stopper depicting a female with Leopard balancing on a ball is acid etched, cut and polished. The lapis glass bottle has frost finish combined with hand cut and polish work. The color glass bottles range from the easy to find to extremely rare. Clear crystal is the least expensive, most common and easiest to find. The production of the Vaseline and opaque colors is the most expensive and most difficult to find. Rarity of colors : "1" easiest to find (Clear Crystal), "2" common, "3" intermediate, "4" scarce (opaque black), "5" rare (opaque green-Malachite), "6" very rare (opaque blue-Lapis), "7" hardest to find (Turquoise-Aqua). For more details see pg. 11 in the publication listed below. This opaque blue (Lapis glass) is rated "6". Mint condition, 7 inches high, BOHEME, Czech Republic. Vintage piece reference : Czechoslovakian Perfume Bottles and Boudoir Accessories by J. North, page 53, # 400 ($750.00). Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs.
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