Henri Edmond Becker, comb, 1902 Twenty years ago on December 2, 1997, i was visiting the Drouot salerooms in Paris when 1 noticed this superb comb in a display cabinet and coming up for auction the next day. Though it bore Becker’s monogram the auction catalog described it as being anonymous with an estimate of 2,000…
Mrs Anne Gros, Heritage Responsible at the Christofle Museum, writes about the mounts designed by Ernest Cardeilhac at the turn of the 20th century. We thank her for showing the finest silver designs of the Art Nouveau period and are very honored to share pieces coming from our collection within this contribution.
We had the pleasure to lend a beautiful painting by Louis Hestaux (1858-1919) to the Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy.
The exhibition “L’Ecole de Nancy. Art nouveau et industrie d’art” took place from 19 May to 3 September 2018.
Louis Hestaux (1858-1919)
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated (18)86
40 x 38 cm