Bottle, perfume; Wilfrid Owen Ltd; [?]; 2010.34


Bottle, perfume

About this object

Perfume bottle; a clear, glass perfume bottle in its original cardboard box. The bottle is square-shaped with a black screw-top lid. On one face is a black and gold transfer depicting a woman holding a fan above the words: 'Monterey, Parfum, Mystic Night'. The cardboard box is gold and turquoise and printed with the same image and words on the front. On the back it is printed: 'Made in NZ by Wilfrid Owen Ltd, Christchurch'.


Wilfrid Owen Ltd

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass;
processed material, paper, cardboard;
processed material, synthetic, plastic.

Inscription and Marks

Transfer on bottle: 'MONTEREY / Parfum / Mystic Night'; printed on box: 'MONTEREY / Parfum / MYSTIC NIGHT' and 'Made in N.Z. by / WILFRID OWEN LTD / CHRISTCHURCH'


Part 1-2, Bottle with lid: h 62mm x l 39mm x w 17mm;
Part 3, Box: h 65mm x l 44mm x w 21mm

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, costume. dress. fashion

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, personal beauty

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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