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DESNY (1900-1969)

Cocktail Set, circa 1925

Cocktail set composed with a tapered silver-plated metal shaker and six cocktail glasses in silver-plated metal. Underside stamped with "Desny Paris", "Made in France" and "Déposé".
Height of cocktail glasses : 12 cm.

H 26,5 - L 11 cm (H 10.4 - W 4.3 in)

Origin

Private collection, New York.

Exhibitions

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Exhibition of 1925, Museum of the Decorative Arts, Paris, 1975, similar cups.
Similar cups exhibited in 1971 in Minneapolis, #270 of the exhibition.
Exhibition "Moderne Maharajah, mécène des années 1930", Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, 2019-2020.

Bibliography

Bevis Hillier, The World of Art Deco, New York, 1971, p. 89.
Anne Bony, Les Années 30, Paris, 1987, p. 1054.
Alastair Duncan and Audrey Friedman, La Maison Desny, The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, vol. 9, 1988, p. 89.
Victor Arwas, Art deco, Academy Editions, Londres, 1992, a glass reproduced p. 96.