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Perfume Bottles for Purse and Dresser: from Czechoslovakia, 1920s-1930s

Verna J. Kocken

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Beautiful glass scent bottles made in Czechoslovakia during the 1920s and '30s were produced to please a variety of tastes, decors, and pocketbooks. Today, these tiny artistic treasures possess an Old World charm that endears them to collectors. This book combines over 500 gorgeous, full color photographs with period catalog images to provide a comprehensive study of the many styles and shapes of Czech perfume bottles. Featured are "dangle" bottles, cut glass bottles, filigree caged bottles, hinged bottles, micro bottles, intaglio designs, figurals, multiple sets, atomizers, and more. Includes a review of cap styles, valuable information regarding copies and reproductions, collector tips, and current values. Experienced and new bottle collectors will find this book delightful and intriguing.

Size: 9" x 12" | 509 color & 65 b/w photos | Price Guide/Index | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764324123

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Verna Kocken is a dedicated scholar and collector of Czechoslovakian perfume bottles who belongs to the International Perfume Bottle Association. She lives in southern Oregon.