silver with carved ivory handles; gilt interior

Légumiere (covered vegetable dish with presentation underplate), c. 1925

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This imposing légumier (covered vegetable dish) by Bizouard was featured in the French Silver Section of the 1925 Paris Exposition (Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes) from which Art Deco derives its name. As a showpiece, it was intended to forcefully demonstrate that French silverwork was beyond compare. Its strong sculptural form, immaculate surface and ivory accents epitomize the spirit and elegance, the very essence, of La Mode Parisian. It was made by Tétard Frères and retailed through Fouguet-Lapar of Paris.

Details
Title
Légumiere (covered vegetable dish with presentation underplate)
Artist Life
1875-1945
Role
Designer
Accession Number
98.276.53a-c
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silver with carved ivory handles; gilt interior