Description: Circa 1985, Salvador Dalí, Figural, Nose & Lips perfume and brooch set.
Clear & Frosted Glass, Atomizer, Commercial Perfume Scent Bottle. In the 1940's & 1950's the artist Salvador Dalí created perfumes for Schiaparelli and Marquay. Salvador Dalí perfumes were launched in 1985. The Surrealist nose and lips design was taken from a painting by Dalí of the Goddess Aphrodite. This figural perfume bottle is a collectors item because of the name and presentation not for its scent! However, Dalí is said to have chosen the scent himself: rose in celebration of his wife Gala rose garden and jasmine because he liked to wear a sprig behind his ear and he believed the plant to be a hallucinogen.
This fantastic scent bottle is molded in the shape of a nose and lips. The frosted nose is removed and underneath is the atomizer. The molded, clear and frosted glass, lower lip is artist signed: Dalií Molded on base of bottle: S. Dalí Ray Int * 50 ml * 166 fl oz * Paris. Perfume measuring approximately 4 inches in height. Ninety percent of the original perfume remains in the bottle. The scent is absolutely divine! This sensational perfume would make a great gift for the commercial perfume collector. This item has all the original packaging.