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International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Bottle Eighteenth century (end) Nineteenth century (beginning), origin? Gilt, enamel Inv. 00 16 In the eighteenth century , content and container were sold separately: the perfumer provided their...
International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Bottle figurine Mid-eighteenth century, England Soft porcelain Inv. 00 99 The eighteenth century saw the discovery of the secret of making porcelain, fine ceramic produced from kaolin. Europe adopted...
International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Pomander Seventeenth century. (end) Eighteenth century. (beginning), Germany Money Inv. 93 748 The pomander took the name of its initial content: a ball of amber, or amber apple, which, through its...
International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Mortar Fifteenth century. (end) Sixteenth century (beginning), France Bronze Inv. 01 97 Almost universal symbols for pharmacists worldwide, the pestle and mortar were used to grind various...
International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Plastic vase Sixth century BC. Ancient Greece, Rhodes Terracotta (ceramic) Inv. 93 567 From the sixth century BC, some ceramic vases, called " plastic vases " become figurative. Vases shaped like...
International Perfume Museum
27 May 2014 / 15h00
Cosmetic palette Egyptian antiquity Naqada II (3600-3000 BC), Egypt Shale, greywacke Inv. 94 700 This fish-shaped palette is contemporary with the founding of the first cities. These objects were...

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