Hard to find Chi Chi perfume bottle from 1942. This commercial bottle was Renoir firs American Presentation. It came in 3 sizes. The box was a red, white and black pyramid shaped box. The perfume bottle is heart shaped with a ruffle in frosted glass. The stopper is of Bakelite and in the form of the feathered end of an arrow.
This Chi Chi perfume bottle is the largest of the 3 sizes standing at 5 1/4 inches. There was also a mini and a 4 inch bottle.
It is excellent condition with about 1/2 of the aged perfume left in the perfume bottle. No chips or cracks. The heart shaped bottle is clear with the frosted glass ruffle base and bakelite top. This was a war time bottle and bakelite and lucite were used rather than metal tops. All metals were going to the war effort, except for sterling silver which was too soft.
Vintage Perfume Bottle Chi Chi by Renoir Perfumes 1940's
$147 $250 SALE