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Friday, February 6, 2015

Hennessy Perfumes

 Hennessy was established in 1932 by Frank Reilly at 1457 Broadway, New York; Also had a branch in Paris.

Hennessy produced luxury presentations using the finest Baccarat crystal flacons. The following perfumes were housed in Baccarat bottles: First Night at the Empire, New Years Eve in Havana, Nuit Profunde, Strictly Dishonorable, Two Hearts in Waltz Time, Moonlight and Roses, Caballero, Serenate, Rose-Ebene.

The perfumes of Hennessy:
  • 1930 Guernsée
  • 1931 Après Midi
  • 1931 Deep Night/Nuit Profonde
  • 1931 Easter on Fifth Ave
  • 1931 First Night at the Empire
  • 1931 Hennessy
  • 1931 Jerzee
  • 1931 L'Heure des Thé
  • 1931 Le Message de Violette
  • 1931 Molnar
  • 1931 Moonlight on the Ganges
  • 1931 New Year's Eve in Havana
  • 1931 Strictly Dishonorable
  • 1931 Two Hearts in Waltz Time
  • 1932 Jasmin
  • 1932 La Defaite du Corsaire
  • 1932 Moonlight and Roses 
  • 1932 Rose Noire
  • 1932 Roses of Picardy
  • 1933 Caballero 
  • 1933 Drezden
  • 1933 Sérénate 
  • 1934 Rose-Ebene 
  • 1935 Easter Parade
  • 1935 Jardin des Baghdad

Crystal Baccarat Art Deco flacon with a crescent moon shaped stopper, recently sold for $12,000 on eBay. This bottle was used for the perfumes Nuit Profonde and A Night in Havana.

A rare Art Deco perfume bottle by Baccarat made for Hennessy's “New Year's Eve in Havana” ended at $8,400 (expected to sell for $3,000-$4,000) at Mastro Perfume Bottle Auction. Today, Annick Goutal uses this same Baccarat bottle shape for her perfume Songes.

First Night at the Empire was presented in a flacon by Baccarat.

 Sérénate (This is the re-branded fragrance 'Caballero'. Presented in a flacon by Baccarat design # 734)

Rose-Ebene  (This is the re-branded fragrance 'Strictly Dishonorable'. Presented in a flacon by Baccarat

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