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Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Perfumes of Coryse Salome & Cartier

Coryse was established in 1919 by Maurice Blanchetat 64 rue de la Chaussee-d'Antin, Paris and sold perfumes, toiletries and cosmetics. He purchased the perfumery Salome in 1929 and the two companies merged into Coryse-Salome.

Salome was established in 1909 by Marius Cartier and sold perfumes,cosmetics and toiletries at his shop at 8 place de l'Opera, Paris. Salome was affiliated with Cartier (not the jeweler).

Parfums Cartier (not the jeweler) was established as "Parfums d'Art, Grand Luxe" by Marius Cartier around 1900 at 9 rue Garnier, Neuilly (Seine) France. Cartier sold perfumes of the highest luxury and Baccarat was a supplier of their perfume bottles.

Cartier & Lucien of New York, a separate entity  were associated with (Dermay Inc).

Parfums Cartier Paris; established by Louis-Francois Cartier; opened first jewellery shop in 1853. Died in 1942, son Alfred became president of Cartier International. First perfume bottle created by Cartier dates back to 1908 and the great demand for precious bottles lead to the creation of Parfums Cartier in 1938. In 1972 acquired by group of investors: forms perfume company;now part of LVMH; launched signature fragrance in 1981.

The perfumes of Coryse:

  • 1917 Ylanga
  • 1924 Chypre
  • 1927 Gardenia
  • 1927 Un Air
  • 1927 Ambre d'Antan
  • 1927 Rose d'Ispahan
  • 1927 Les Rois Mages
  • 1927 Les Fleurs
  • 1928 Vinca

The perfumes of Coryse-Salome:

  • 1920s Rose d'Ispahan
  • 1932 Opera
  • 1946 Epilogue
  • 1951 Creation
  • 1972 Coryssima
  • 1977 Intrepid

CORYSE "Rose d'Ispahan" perfume bottle in clear and frosted glass with rose patina, sealed, with label, 1920s. 6 3/4". Photo by Rago Arts and Auction Center.

Ylanga by Coryse, c1925. Bottle by Depinoix.

Perfumes by Parfums Cartier:

  • 1938 Jeu de Ballon
  • 1938 Miss Cartier
  • 1938 Carraque

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