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Vintage Perfumes For Sale

Tuesday, January 6, 2015


Callisté. Established by Charles de Coppet at 130 rue de France, Nice in 1918. It seems that their fragrances were launched starting from 1926 onwards.

The company name was derived from the Greek word 'Kallistos', which means ‘most beautiful.’

Calliste's perfumes were housed in simple, Art Deco bottles with clean, straight lines, but the glass was of beautiful colors: onyx black, opaque white and deep translucent cobalt blue.

Perfume list:
  • 1925 Mon Studio
  • 1926 Ce Sont des Fleurs
  • 1926 Distinction
  • 1926 Jeune et Jolie
  • 1926 Réseda
  • 1926 Duchess de Brabant
  • 1926 Giroflée
  • 1930 Orchidees
  • 1930 Serre Chaudes

Fashions of the Hour, 1930:
" The Individual touch is the first and last word in Paris notes for fall accessories, and Calliste follows suit with "Distinction," a new perfume which comes in a round pearl bottle and smart black box. $8, $15, and $25.


Calliste "Jeune & Jolie".  A perfume bottle of cobalt blue glass, cuboid form, each side with moulded panel on which is a gold paper label.  The globular lid comes off to reveal a blue glass stopper, c. 1925.

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