DeVilbiss perfume bottles and their glass company suppliers, 1907-1968 / Marti DeGraaf & Toby Mack.

DeVilbiss perfume bottles and their glass company suppliers, 1907-1968 / Marti DeGraaf & Toby Mack.

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DeGraaf, Marti, author
319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
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Mack, Toby, author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-318) and index.
"This is the first-ever complete guide to collecting and understanding the perfume bottles and related vanity products by DeVilbiss, the world's foremost manufacturer of them in the 20th century. This expansive volume tells the tale of a truly remarkable company, its products, and its people."--Jacket flap.
Gift; Marti DeGraaf and Toby Mack; 2015
A passion for DeVilbiss through the eyes of collectors --
Period perspectives: the world around DeVilbiss and its consumers --
The structure of this book by historic and economic periods --
The Devilbiss Company 1907-1968. An extraordinary company ' Family history ; Medical atomizers, from 1887 ; The advent of the perfumizer, 1907 to 1915 ; From design to dresser: making DeVilbiss perfumizers, 1924-1929 ; DeVilbiss Company chronology --
The early years 1907-1919. A new business ; Early relationship with the Fostoria Glass Company ; Bohemian bottles ; DeVilbiss 1915-1917 catalog hand-illustrated and colored --
The roaring twenties and the Great Depression: 1920-1932. Spectacular growth ; DeVilbiss all glass perfume dropper bottles by Foval Art Glass ; 1920s new Cambridge Glass Company bottles ; Durand Art Glass ; Rarity today: a tale of three perfumizers ; Mid-1920s DeVilbiss "look-alikes" and competition ; Imperial Glass Works ; Steuben Glass Works ; Bradshaw Crandell: illustrator extraordinaire ; DeVilbiss Imperial perfumizers ; The H.C. Fry Glass Company ; Changing times ; 1928, an explosion of design innovation on the eve of Depression ; The 1928 "series" designs ; 1928 challenges ; DeVilbiss in the 1930s: Depression and recovery ; U.S. Glass Company (Tiffin) --
Canadian catalog 1928-1929 ; Perfume lights and night lights ; DeVilbiss presentation packaging ; Westmoreland Glass Company ; Salt shakers by DeVilbiss --
The depths of the Great Depression, 1933-1941. DeVilbiss's 1933 proposition to the consumer ; Lenox Belleek China: 1935 to 1938 ; Czechoslovakian design influence ; Josef Riedel glass ; Edward G. Westlake Company ; A DeVilbiss atomizer in the making ; Fenton Art Glass Company and DeVilbiss --
The war years and post-war return to market: 1942-1949. Morgantown Glass Works ; The first post-war catalog (1947) ; What's in a name? Perfumizers, perfume sprays, perfume atomizers and back to perfumizers --
A return to normalcy and focus on European glass masters: 1950-1959. Crackle glass: DeVilbiss's longest-running style --
The final years: 1960-1968. International influence of the 1960s ; Archimede Seguso ; Magic-mist and country-of-origin labeling issues ; The DeVilbiss collection ; DeVilbiss perfume and night lights of the 1960s ; The last DeVilbiss catalogs (1967 & 1968) --
DeVilbiss special-order products. Completed bottles ; Spray heads --
Glass and porcelain company suppliers to DeVilbiss.