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The Art of Perfume Christie Mayer Lefkowith

The Art of Perfume By Christie Mayer Lefkowith

The Art of Perfume by Christie Mayer Lefkowith


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Summary

A chronological history of the perfume bottle from around 1850 to 1950. Includes photographs of the designs created within these years and highlights the detail of their craftsmanship. The accompanying text outlines the historical and social background. Originally published in 1994.

The Art of Perfume Summary

The Art of Perfume: Discovering and Collecting Perfume Bottles by Christie Mayer Lefkowith

Comprising a detailed chronological history of the perfume bottle from around 1850 to 1950, this book contains photographs of some of the most striking designs created in those years, highlighting details of their craftsmanship. The text outlines the historical and social background to their creation, and an A-Z reference section lists over 500 major perfumers, designers and glassmakers.

Table of Contents

Prior to 1900 - the formative years; 1900 to 1909 - still the belle epoque; 1910 to 1919 - the Orient in Paris; 1920 to 1929 - nothing exceeds like excess; 1930 to 1939 - the real and the surreal; 1940 to 1949 - the unbeautiful but chic; 1950 to 1959 - the end of innocence; and A-Z of perfume.

Additional information

CIN000332426
9780500280447
0500280444
The Art of Perfume: Discovering and Collecting Perfume Bottles by Christie Mayer Lefkowith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
19980907
208
N/A
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