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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Jacinthe c1849

Jacinthe: created in the nineteenth century, probably in 1849. It was relaunched in 1922.

Revue Illustree,1891:
"C'est un parfum excellent pour le mouchoir, à côté des essences de violettes, de lilas, de mimosas, (le fleurs de mai et de roses, des extraits de jasmin, de jacinthe, d'héliotrope, de lavande, aux senteurs fraîches et vivifiantes, que Guerlain ..." 
(This is a great perfume for the handkerchief next species of violets, lilac, mimosa (the May flowers and roses, extracts of jasmine, hyacinth, heliotrope, lavender, fresh scents and invigorating, Guerlain ...)

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is a soliflore based on the hyacinth.


Presented in the Carre flacon.

photo by drouot

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

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