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The Massier dynasty started with Pierre Massier (1707-1748), a master potter in Vallauris, South of France. His grandsons Jacques (1806-1871) and Jerome (1820-1909)…

Carlo Nason est un grand designer italien. Il est né au sein d’une des plus anciennes familles d’artisans verriers de Murano. 

Le designer est réputé pour sa très grande maîtrise de l’…

Pair of Murano glass lamps with gold spangles, one bulb, Circa 1970, Good condition Height of the glassware 43 cm Height: 47cm Diameter: 15cm

A worthy representative of French know-how, Maison Charles decorated the most beautiful interiors of the 1960s and 1970s with its creations, discover its history
In 1908, Ernest Charles…

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Styles

The creations released in the 70s were often created in the late 60s. The protest developed in the 1960s, pushes the 1970s into soft with the creation of soft seats and poufs surrounded by sweet pop…
The design of the 50's   During the war 39-45 the chemistry experienced a tremendous acceleration by the industrial development of new products whose research was still embryonic; This will upset the…
France has known for ten years a craze for the Scandinavian design, and yet the interest for this design is not of yesterday From the interwar period the French are interested in the design of the…
1889: the crowd that rushes to the great universal exhibition of Paris discovers, amazed, the Eiffel Tower. But in front of the iron lady, it is a certain Emile Gallé, already rewarded in 1878, who…
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Material

As its name does not indicate, the crystal is a glass, that is to say a non-crystalline solid, rich in lead, whose mass concentration must be between 40% and 24% to be entitled to the "Crystal'…

Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin known by men since the 4th millennium BCE. Originally mastered by the peoples of antiquity, it became the noble material of Greek sculpture and Chinese ritual…

God created man from clay : « Yahweh God fashioned man of dust from the soil ». (GN 2,7)

Man would be defined, at least biblically, a being linked not only to Earth, but to the earth as a…

The appearance of the first man-made glass objects was before 1500 BC, but it is from this date that containers are attested in both Mesopotamia and Egypt. Glass, remains a rare and precious…

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