JULIEN VIARD Perfume Bottle with AMOUR AMERICAIN (American Love) - RARE French Perfume Launched in 1920 by Gabilla in Sealed Bottle with its Original Box. This is the black glass round bottle with molded and gilded floral decoration around the middle and famous 'Gold Raspberry Top', used as a model for the Lanvin ball shaped Falcons ('My Sin' Perfume in 1923).
Seal has not been broken. Minimal evaporation, if any as evidenced by a slight shake of the bottle. Comes in as new condition in original box with gold lettering, 'Amour Americain Gabilla Paris'. Box measures 3-1/2" by 3-1/4". Bottle measures 3.3" tall and 2" wide.
Price Reference: Monsen & Baer, Inc, "The World of Perfume: Perfume Bottle Auction XV" of April 29, 2005, page 82, Lot #294. "Gabilla Amour Americain (American Love) rare black glass bottle and stopper 8.4 cm with a band of Art Deco flowers and brilliantly enameled in gold, names in gold, paper label on bottom, empty, unsigned, by J. Viard. The overall condition is superb. Estimated Auction Price $2,500.00 - $3500.00" (EMPTY NO-BOX)
Note: The bottle in the Monsen & Baer auction was for the empty bottle in superb condition. My bottle is pristine, sealed, full, with original box.
Pristine Original Condition.
Incredible find for the serious Vintage Commercial Perfume Bottle Collector.
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