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Lot 892: MODES AU BONHEUR DES DAMES, SOC. PARISIENNE DE
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 January 1906 PARIS. Part de Fondateur. orange, buff. No 2423. Heavy central fold and several pin-holes. Beautiful Jugendstil/Art Nouveau underprint of flowers and portraits in the border. Engraved by Charles CRABBE. The company made ladies' hats at its factory at the rue de Braque, Paris.Named after a novel by Emile Zola published in 1883. The novel is set in the world of the department store, an innovative development in the mid-19th century retail sales. Zola models his store after Le Bon Marché.
Condition Report: F-VF