Art Deco

Jean Després Jewelry Designer

Jean Després Jewelry designerOnce upon a time I’ve seen some candlesticks. Since I am not very much into candlesticks it was such a surprise for me not to forget them immediately! The image of the martelé metal and the gourmet chain was still coming in my mind obsessively day after day… then I start to …

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Bruno Paul – Deutschen Werkstätten Hellerau, Dresden

Bruno Paul (1874 – 1968) was a renowned german architect, furniture designer and cartoonist.(more details about his life and activity here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruno_Paul ) We love Bruno Paul’s design, with its clean straight lines, especially that he used a lot the wood we like the most: the macassar wood. We are always looking for macassar wood …

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G.None – a great Art Deco sculptor, but almost unknown for the public

Long time ago we found a beautiful bronze sculpture. Kind of unusual, although in the characteristic Art Deco manner, stylized details and pure lines. A real beauty, with multicolored subtle patina, we felt in love with it instantly and, in time, it became part of our logo.We were more than happy when, recently, we found …

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Séraphin Van den Hoeck, furniture maker

Probably most part of the lovers of the decorative arts, of course, not the amateurs of specific author design, will ask themselves who is Séraphin Van den Hoeck, this name almost beeing invisible on the auction houses lists, galleries inventory or specialized websites. Born in 1904, Séraphin Van den Hoeck was the son of the …

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The Lomonosov Porcelain Factory

 Makassar Gallery inventory:Tamara Karsavina in “Firebird”, a Ballet by Igor Stravinsky, costume designed by Leon Bakst.Model by D.Ivanov. 1920Porcelain, polychrome overglaze painting, gilding  The Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, also known as Imperial Porcelain Factory pf St. Petersburg, was founded in 1744, on request of Empress Elizabeth, dauther of Peter the Great of Russia.more details about its …

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