What’s in a name?
The number “1876” comes from the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence being signed, and the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial.
The designs originated from the 1825 company, Boston & Sandwich Glass Works which operated in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
The Avon 1876 Cape Cod Glass Collection drew its inspiration from the Roman Rosette classical pattern.
The deep ruby red glass was produced by the Wheaton Glass Company for Avon from 1975-1992. Red glass takes a high percentage of gold to produce, adding to its value.
Status: Discontinued, no longer in production. Produced: 1975 – 1992 , with the last pieces available from AVON in 1995.
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Issey Miyake by Laurence Benaï
Publisher: Thames and Hudson, Fall 1997.
Vintage First Edition, First Printing. 80 pages.
Fashion photo Index. Chronology.
Benaïm presents the book like an upscale event artfully revealing the layers of fashion influence and innovation that Issey Miyake achieved over a 30 year period.
Miyake’s designs, dating from the late 60s are represented here – in many colors & silhouettes are chronicled in an enchanting mix of modern, contemporary and begs a fresh way of seeing.
Miyake’s cutting edge fashion examples are showcased & revealed by many famous photographers such as Sarah Moon, Yoshinga & Mitsumasa among others.
This book is a little gem. The perfect gift of inspiration for the collector, an artist or budding designer.