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Christofle (1830–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A manufacturer of silver, cutlery, sculpture, and the largest electroplate and electrotype firm in France, Charles Christofle (1805–63), a jeweler, founded the silversmithing firm Christofle et Cie in 1830. In the early 1840s, during an era...

Nancy School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Nancy School or École de Nancy refers to a group of artists, designers, and manufacturers who worked in Nancy, in eastern France, and banded together to promote work from the Lorraine region. The group was originally called the Alliance...

Art Nouveau

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Art Nouveau was a style of decorative and architectural design produced across Europe and in the United States around 1900. The movement was an effort to integrate art into daily life and a visual style that was popular...

Daum

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Daum is a glass manufacturer based in Nancy, France. Jean Daum (1825–85) founded the firm in 1878 as Verrerie de Nancy. Daum’s eldest son Auguste (1853–1909) joined the company the following year, followed by his younger brother Antonin...