ASSOULINE CARTIER PANTHERE
Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie. Held by Cartier as their most iconic motif for a century, this elegant, powerful creature has inspired jewellery, fashion and art. The panther has appealed and connected emotively to outstanding 20th-century women of style, as a symbol of grace, mystery and triumph. 300 pages with 150 full page illustrations.
Dimensions: W 28 cm, L 35.5 cm, D 5.3 cm. Materials: Linen hardcover in luxury slipcase.
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Featuring texts by art historian Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter, jewellery historian Vivienne Becker, jewellery expert Joanna Hardy, and fashion editor André Leon Talley; Cartier Panthère chronicles the panther in art history. Cartier Panthere takes us on a journey of evolution, from the iconic panther jewels and the techniques involved in their creation, to the influence of the panther in fashion, design, and popular culture.