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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Flacon Amphore (Amphora) c1955-1982

Flacon Amphore (Amphora) c1955-1982

Used for extraits from 1955 til 1982. Also known as Flacon Ode as it was first used for the perfume Ode. The frosted and clear glass bottle is in the shape of an amphora with draped motifs and topped with a stopper molded in the shape of a rosebud. Some early bottles (1955) will have a gilded plastic rosebud screwtop. Bottle made by both Baccarat and Pochet et du Courval. I have also listed the most common and the most rare perfumes that can be found in this bottle.

Used for extraits of:
  • Shalimar (very common)
  • Jicky (very common)
  • Ode (very common)
  • Chant D'Aromes (very common)
  • Liu (common)
  • L'Heure Bleue (common)
  • Mitsouko (common)
  • Chamade (common)
  • Vol de Nuit (somewhat scarce)
  • Sous Le Vent (scarce)
  • Une Fleur (rare)
  • Jasmin (rare)
  • Vetiver (very rare)
  • Dawamesk (extremely rare)
  • Fol Arome (extremely rare)
  • Coque D'Or (extremely rare)
  • Fleur de Feu (extremely rare)
  • Cuir de Russie (extremely rare)
  • Champs Elysees (extremely rare)
  • Kriss (extremely rare)
  • Rue de la Paix (extremely rare)
  • Guerlinade (extremely rare)
  • Une Rose (scarce)
  • Parure (scarce)
  • Atuana (rare)
  • Chypre 53 (extremely rare)
  • Heliotrope (scarce)
  • Kadine (extremely rare)
  • Pois de Senteur (scarce)
  • Mouchoir de Monsieur  (extremely rare)

Baccarat Flacons:
  • 40cc/40ml/1.35 oz - 14,5cm/5.71" (1955)
  • 80cc/80ml/2.7 oz - 18,3cm/7.2" (1955)

Pochet et du Courval:
  • 15cc/15ml/0.5 oz - 11.5cm/4.53" (1959) ground glass rosebud shaped stopper, changed to plastic rosebud screwcap in 1978.
  • 20cc/20ml/0.676 oz - 11.5cm/4.53" (1955): gilt ground glass rosebud stopper

Ode c1955, photo by thenonblonde blog

Mitsouko, photo by ebay seller sam_in_barbate

Chant d'Aromes, c1962, photo from ebay

Vol de Nuit, photo from worthpoint

Jasmin, 1950s, photo from worthpoint

L'Heure Bleue, photo from worthpoint

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