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Author Gabardi, Melissa.

Title Jean Després : jeweler, maker and designer of the machine age / Melissa Gabardi.

Imprint London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    739.27 Despres,J GAB    Available
Description 247 p. : col. ill., plans ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 19 March-12 July 2009, and The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 28 January-18 April 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 242) and index.
Contents Jean Després and the age of art deco -- A life on show -- The first creations -- A partnership with Étienne Cournault -- The early 1930s -- The late 1930s -- Difficult times -- The post-war period -- The jewelry designer -- Rings -- Necklaces and pendants -- Brooches and earrings -- Bracelets -- Men's jewelry -- Silverware and metalwork -- Pewter -- Silverware -- Sports trophies -- Sacred art -- Slipcases for art books.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Després, Jean, 1889-1980.
Jewelry -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Jewelry -- France -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Musée des arts décoratifs (France)
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture.
ISBN 9780500514788

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