Design - sweets box for the Gerbeaud confectionary

Archive / Collection of Designs and Drawings

Accession Nr.: KRTF 194
Helbing, Ferenc (1870 - 1958) / designer
Place of production: Budapest
Inscription: nincs
Materials: paper
Techniques: embossed printing; gilded; tempera
height: 26 cm
width: 23 cm
The cylindrical, delicate and elegant sweets box design was made for Henrik Kugler, who was at that time owner of the Gerbeaud confectionary. It is decorated with two popular motifs of Art Nouveau: the peacock and wheat, alternating. The box is lined with cornflowers at the bottom.


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