Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ceramic Porcelain Candlesticks 647-1008

 795,00 VAT incl. (where applicable)

Bourdois & Bloch were known for producing high-quality porcelain ceramics in Paris. These candlesticks are a magnificent example of their work and would make a beautiful addition to any collection. The porcelain material gives them a delicate and elegant appearance, while the craftsmanship of Bourdois & Bloch ensures that they are of the highest quality.

In stock

Details: Ceramic, Candlesticks *.
Dimensions: h: 22 cm x 10 cm.
Weight in grams: 800.
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear.

Shipping and Pickup: This magnificent piece ships from our store located in the center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We offer both registered shipping and local pickup at our store. In the case of local pickup, any applicable shipping costs will be refunded.

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Design Era

Design & Historical Context

Art Nouveau, also known as the Modern Style or or Jugendstil, is a decorative art movement that emerged in the late 19th century and was popular until World War I. It is characterized by its use of flowing, organic lines and naturalistic motifs, such as flowers, plants, and animals, as well as its emphasis on craftsmanship and the use of unconventional materials, such as glass, ceramic, and metal.

Art Nouveau jewelry often features intricate and detailed designs, with a focus on curved lines and natural forms. The jewelry is often made of precious metals, such as gold and silver, and may be adorned with gemstones, enamels, and other decorative elements.

One of the most distinctive features of Art Nouveau jewelry is its use of elongated, sinuous lines and flowing, organic shapes, which were meant to evoke a sense of movement and fluidity. The jewelry often depicts nature themes, such as flowers, vines, and leaves, as well as abstract and symbolic motifs, such as the female form, which was often depicted in a sensual or romanticized way.

Art Nouveau jewelry was popular in many countries, including France, Belgium, Austria, and the United States, and was produced by a wide range of designers and artists, including Louis Comfort Tiffany, Renรฉ Lalique, and Gustav Klimt. Despite the popularity of Art Nouveau, the movement eventually fell out of favor after World War I, and was replaced by more geometric and industrial styles. However, it has often been revived and continues to influence contemporary jewelry design.

Key Materials

Materials & Craftsmanship

Ceramic

Ceramics are inorganic, non-metallic materials that are formed by the action of heat. The term ceramic is derived from the Greek word "keramikos," which means "pottery." Ceramics are typically hard, porous, and brittle, and they are known for their ability to withstand high temperatures and chemical corrosion.

There are many different types of ceramics, including traditional clays that are made into pottery, bricks, tiles, and other products, as well as cements and glass. A composite material made of ceramic and metal is known as a cermet.

Ceramic materials are used in a wide range of applications, including construction, aerospace, automotive, and electronics. The technology of manufacturing and using ceramics is a field of study known as ceramic engineering. Ceramics can be used as a singular noun to refer to the art of making things out of ceramic materials, or it can be used as an adjective to describe a product that is made of ceramic.

Dimensions

h: 22 cm x 10 cm

Weight (in grams)

800

Condition

Enhance the Beauty of Your Jewelry with Proper Care

Wearing your jewelry is a special way to express yourself and add a touch of personal style to any look. However, to ensure your jewelry remains in pristine condition, there are a few simple steps you need to take to keep it looking its best.

General Care Instructions:

Remove jewelry when showering or bathing, especially when at the beach, in the sea or in chlorinated water.
Avoid wearing jewelry while doing physical work such as housekeeping, gardening or exercise.
Storing your jewelry in a dry and cool place will help protect it from moisture, dirt and dust.
Keeping it away from harsh chemicals such as bleach, ammonia and chlorine will help to avoid discoloration and damage.
Cleaning your jewelry regularly with a soft cloth will help to keep it looking shiny and new.
Avoid exposing your jewelry to extreme temperatures, such as leaving it in direct sunlight or near a heater, as this can cause damage.
Handle your jewelry carefully and avoid dropping it, as this can cause the stones to loosen or the metals to scratch.
Finally, if possible, have your jewelry professionally checked and serviced. This will ensure that any potential problems are spotted and fixed before they become worse.

By following these tips, you can enjoy your precious jewelry for many years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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