(A) “Balls: The Essence of Masculinity” cologne squat, round bottle of glass with wood top; filled with amber-colored liquid; screw top of cylindrical wood painted brown; round neck; tan leather strap ties around neck of bottle; squat, round bottle of clear glass; "BALLS" printed in black block letters across front of bottle; "NEWPORT BEACH, CAL 92660" printed in black at back of bottle.

(B) Square box of yellow/orange cardboard; "BALLS" printed in black block letters vertically down front, left and right sides of box; "The Essence of Masculinity\4 Fluid Oz\Cologne" printed in black on front of box; "Distributed by\Bold Venture, Inc.\4500 Campus Drive Suite 348\Newport Beach, Ca 92660" printed on back of box in black; folded, flap opening at top; inside of box white; lining of white corrugated cardboard inserted inside box to protect bottle.
Date: 1965-1975

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  • Title: Cologne Front View
  • Date Created: 1970
  • Location Created: Newport Beach, California
  • Provenance: Gift of Robert Nelson
  • Type: Perfume bottle
  • Photographer: Brian Sanderson
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Wood, glass and cardboard
  • Object ID: F2006.528.14AB

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