Results from google-ing: "La Maisson d'Essence" was a factory in Zaandam in the Netherlands (the building is an industrial monument now) which used to creat high quality aromas (both for tasting and smelling - sorry, I can't come up with a better English expression). It was built in 1930 for the request of the Polak and Schwarz firm. See http://www.loftappartement.nl/. Lately it has been built into a luxury apartment house.
Sorry, I haven't found anything about the scent itself, but now at least we know where it came from.
Enjoy your find! :-)