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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Jicky by Guerlain Powder Box c1950s

Very rare powder box "talc parfume" design for Jicky by Guerlain dating from the 1950s. This lattice design imitating limed wood was popular on the presentation boxes for Coque D'Or, Dawamesk and Kriss. This powder box was covered in tissue paper instead of cellophane, quite unusual and early.

The "dot" design was used on perfume boxes from the 1950s til it was replaced by the zig zag design from 1967.

photos by ebay seller pennyanny

Box design similar to the Visage Nuee (face powder) box shown in this 1952 ad:

same design used on this Jicky perfume box, photo by ebay seller grannys_shanty724

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