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9780810940475

Cartier

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810940475

  • ISBN10:

    0810940477

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-02-01
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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Summary

This sumptuous volume surveys spectacular creations from the first four decades of the 20th century, when the renowned Paris-based firm known as Cartier expanded to London and New York. Specially taken photographs present a breathtaking array of necklaces, bracelets, brooches, and rings, as well as cigarette cases, clocks, and "objets d'art". 450+ illustrations, 350 in color.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD 6(1)
PREFACE 7(3)
INTRODUCTION
10(55)
1 A brief history of Cartier
10(4)
2 The years 1900-1939
14(12)
3 Clients
26(13)
4 The production process
39(13)
5 The Cartier archive and surviving evidence
52(13)
CATALOGUE
65(270)
1 1900-1918: the emergence of the Cartier style
65(36)
2 The Russian style
101(15)
3 Fashionable accessories in gold and enamel
116(19)
4 The Egyptian style
135(21)
5 The Persian and Indian styles
156(32)
6 The Chinese and Japanese styles
188(20)
7 Cartier colour combinations
208(48)
8 Diamond jewellery between the wars
256(29)
9 The design drawings
285(50)
Glossary 335(3)
Bibliography 338(2)
List of lenders 340(1)
Photographic acknowledgements 340(1)
Index 341

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