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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Eleanor Penner's Vanity Showing Perfume Bottles c1938

This photograph shows a vanity designed by Paul T. Frankl, who furnished the Los Angeles home of comedian and radio personality Joe Penner and his wife Eleanor in 1938. Photo and information from http://tinselcreation.com/2013/11/





The perfumes I can readily identify are:
  • Vol de Nuit by Guerlain c1933
  • Fleurs de Rocaille by Caron c1934
  • Unidentified Coty bottle
  • Pois de Senteur de Chez Moi by Caron c1927
  • Blue Grass by Elizabeth Arden c1934
  • Bellodgia by Caron c1927
  • Cassandra by Weil c1936
  • Shanghai by Lentheric c1934
  • Shalimar by Guerlain c1925
  • Toujours Fidele by D'Orsay c1912
  • Risque Tout by Lentheric c1935
  • Indiscret by Lucien Lelong c1935
  • Tabac Blond by Caron c1919
  • Vega by Guerlain c1936
  • Sous le Vent by Guerlain c1933
  • Liu by Guerlain c1929
  • My Sin by Lanvin c1924
  • Several unidentified bottles

Plus some Czech cut crystal bottles scattered around the vanity.

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