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Filed under: Selected purchases with funds provided by Friends Of Thomas J. Watson Library

Art Deco Publications 1910-1948



A selection of art deco titles recently purchased with funds provided by Friends of Thomas J. Watson Library.  The library recently purchased a selection of international art deco material published between 1910-1948.  The art deco titles include rare exhibition catalogs, monographs, periodicals and trade catalogs in various areas of decorative design including furniture, industrial design, jewelry and ceramics; fashion, silks, textiles and wallpaper.  Other subjects include ornamental motifs, wrought iron, elevators, tiles, lighting, typography, cruise ships and automobiles.

Photo credit: Une ambassade française organisée par la Société des artistes décorateurs (Paris: Éditions d’art Charles Moreau, 1925); Plate 8, lacquered smoking room by Jean Dunand.

For a list of recent Art Deco materials, please see: Art Deco Publications 1910-1948.