This is a beautiful antique Art Deco onyx and glass mounted holy water stoop,
C 1920 in date.
It is set with a beautiful gilt bronze relief cast plaque depicting the "Holy Mother Mary" and signed "T.Parvilliers", with a chromed backplate.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 20 x Width 11 x Depth 5
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 4 inches x Depth 2 inches
Our reference: 07930a
is an influentialvisual artsdesign style which first appeared in France during the 1920s, flourished internationally during the 30s and 40s.
It is aneclecticstyle that combines traditionalcraftmotifswithMachine Ageimagery and materials. The style is often characterized by rich colours, boldgeometricshapes, and lavish ornamentation.
Deco emerged from theInterwar periodwhen rapid industrialization was transforming culture. One of its major attributes is an embrace of technology. This distinguishes Deco from theorganicmotifsfavored by its predecessorArt Nouveau.
HistorianBevis Hillierdefined Art Deco as "an assertively modern style...[that] ran to symmetry rather than asymmetry, and to the rectilinear rather than the curvilinear; it responded to the demands of the machine and of new material...[and] the requirements of mass production".
During its heyday Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress.
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