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Bijoux et Orfèvrerie présenté par Jean Fouquet L'Art International D'Aujourd'hui
1931. Title: Bijoux et Orfèvrerie présenté par Jean Fouquet Publisher: Éditions D'Art Charles Moreau Year: undated, c. 1931 L'Art International D'Aujourd'hui #16 About: The sixteenth in an influential series of portfolios dedicated to art and design, Bijoux et Orfèvrerie showcases the jewelry and metalwork designs of Jean Fouquet, Gérard Sandoz, Raymond Templier, Jean Puiforcat, Paul Brandt, and others associated with Art Deco design. The pages of the book are loose within the portfolio, as issued. Following a brief introduction by Fouquet and a list of plates, the work consists of fifty plates featuring black-and-white photographs of an array of stunning jewelry and metal objects. All fifty plates are present in this copy, making this a particularly scarce incarnation of an already-scarce work. Condition: As previously noted, all fifty plates are present. The portfolio boards display discoloration, soiling, staining, scuffs, edgewear, and bumped and splitting corners throughout, including in the interior portions. One of the bottom joints is just beginning to separate. The ribbon used to tie the portfolio closed is fraying and discolored. Pages are loose within the portfolio, as issued. The preliminary pages display some yellowing as well as occasional spots of foxing or similar discoloration. Light edgewear and small creases are present, particularly at the upper corners. The plates likewise display small spots of foxing or similar discoloration as well as some edgewear, small creases (largely at the corners), and discoloration along the edges of the paper. Plate 13 has w … [Click Below for Full Description]
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