MOUILLEFARINE, Laurence and d’Evelyne POSSEME. Bijoux Art Deco et Avant-Garde.

(Paris): Les Arts Decoratifs / Editions Norma, 2009.  First edition.  Quarto.  255 pages.  Wonderful overview of a new generation of jewellery design a time when designers sought simple, geometric shapes, adopting an aesthetic inspired by machines, where  combinations of colours and materials become more distinct, matte surfaces rubbed shoulders with polished surfaces.  Through the work of twenty jewellers such as Suzanne Belperron, René Boivin, Jean Després, Jean Dunand, Jean Fouquet, Raymond Templier, Gérard Sandoz,the volume highlights the extraordinary creativity of the art of jewellery.  Illustrated throughout.  A near fine copy in dust jacket.  Scarce and sought after.


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