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Cartier in the 20th Century - Pierre Rainero

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2014
ISBN: 9780500517673
Number Of Pages: 272

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Created with the full co-operation of Cartier, this exquisite book showcases the rich holdings of the Cartier Collection and archive. It features not only a sumptuous array of rings, bracelets, necklaces, and tiaras, but also cocktail and smoking accessories, mystery clocks and lavish objects created by Cartier’s ateliers in Paris, London and New York. Organized thematically, the book features magnificent jewels and accessories owned by such arbiters of taste as Daisy Fellowes, the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Grace, Barbara Hutton and Elizabeth Taylor. Throughout, specially commissioned photographs of Cartier’s legendary jewels are accompanied by vintage photographs – drawn from the Condé Nast and Cartier archives – of these royals, socialites and Hollywood stars in their Cartier finery, including work by Steichen, Horst, Beaton and Charbonneau.

About the Author

Pierre Rainero, Director of Image, Style and Patrimony at Cartier International, is an expert on the firm’s history and its products. Margaret Young-Sánchez, the Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Pre-Columbian Art at the Denver Art Museum, has published widely on pre-Columbian subjects and has a longstanding research interest in jewelry and decorative arts.

ISBN: 9780500517673
ISBN-10: 0500517673
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st October 2014
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 31.1 x 24.1  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 2.65
Edition Number: 1

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