PRLog - June 30, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Art Nouveau vanity set in gilt 950 silver and clear glass. Made by Pierre Kotowski in France, ca. 1900. This set comprises 1 hand mirror (L 10 1/2 in.), 3 hairbrushes, 2 clothing brushes, 4 colognes, 2 jars, 2 boxes.
french art nouveau vanity set sterling silver
The hand mirror and brushes have silver gilt frames. The colognes, jars, and boxes are in clear glass with cut and acid-etched ornament and silver gilt covers. The colognes have short necks with silver collars, clear glass stoppers, and ball covers. The jars and boxes have bun covers.
The silver gilt has scrolls, flowers, and foliage – Rococo in inspiration, though distinctly turn of the century. A fine modern design with strong historic roots.
Hallmarked. Excellent condition with fine and mellowed patina. All brushes have clean and stiff bristles. All cartouches vacant.
With: original traveling case in green leather and with fitted interior. Case dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 25 1/4 x D 16 3/4 in. BI140
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