Nina Ricci, A Coeur-Joie (Heart's Content)

Nina Ricci, A Coeur-Joie (Heart's Content)

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle with Stopper
Nina Ricci, A Coeur-Joie (Heart's Content)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 10 cm, W: 6.9 cm, D: 2.5 cm
On Display
designed in 1946
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles Magriel
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, matte finish on broad sides and stopper; mold blown bottle, pressed stopper, acid-etched, polished details. Openwork bottle in form of vertical heart; pressed colorless domed button stopper with raised design of butterfly surrounded by florets, deeply inset short solid ground shank; bottle has short, lipped columnar neck ground flat; open heart-shaped body with scalloped edges, raised patterning on front and back of florets and foliage; inset rectangular base impressed on one long side "NINA RICCI" and on the other "COEUR-JOIE"; no pontil; base has acid-etched block letters: "BOTTLE MADE/BY/ LALIQUE/FRANCE".