LALIQUE VINTAGE SMALL FACTICE PERFUME BOTTLE COEUR JOIE

LALIQUE VINTAGE SMALL FACTICE PERFUME BOTTLE- COEUR JOIE

A factice pronounced (fak-teece) bottle is a bottle made for display only and not for sale. It is considered a "dummy" instead of the real thing. They usually do not contain perfume but are filled with a solution made to resemble real perfume.The glass is the same quality but the contents are not. Coeur joie means "Happy Heart" which fits this lovely clear and frosted glass bottle designed by Lalique for Nini Ricci. The bottle is heart shaped with a heart shaped hole through the center. The mushroom shape glass stopper has a butterfly in relief on the top and flowers & leaves around the edge which are also scattred over the entire bottle and then polished to clear on a frosted background. The bottle has indented printing on the base-coeur joie- on the front and -nini ricci- on the reverse. The label on the bottom reads net 6/7 Fl oz USA dist. Jacquiline Cochran Inc. NYC FACTICE DUMMY FICTICIO. The bottle is factory sealed and the level of liquid is shown on the photo with the white background which is more representative of the bottle. The black background makes it look wonderful and that was the best way to show the detail. Circa 1950's this small version is more affordable than the giant display sizes in the stores. It is in perfect condition with no chips and
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