Pieces, mostly scent bottles, by French master glass designer Julien Viard. Living from 1883 to 1938, Viard started out sculpting bronze but later shifted to glass. Worked in collaboration with Lucien Gaillard and Lalique.

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“Folavril” scent bottle made for J. Giraud Paris. ca. 1920. glass. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/julien-viard/a-julien-viard-perfume-bottle-for-j-giraud-paris-A6AhFXHhkWep-0ufjMM8-w2
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Molded pressed translucent glass vase. Heightened by gold and blue enamels and decorated with floral motifs and butterflies. ca. 1920. French. Glass with patinated bronze mounting. Signed “J Viard.” Image © 1986-2020 Invaluable, LLC and Aguttes. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/julien-viard-xxeme-25-c-1e69fce5f9#
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Molded glass scent bottle decorated with a design featuring four poppies each with a leaf and stalk. Stopper is in the motif of a poppy seed. This design has been identified as having been used for the fragrance “Ghysra” by Djamila. ca. 1920. French. Clear and frosted glass body, with grey coloration applied to the acid etched surface. Designed by Julien Viard and manufactured by C. Dépinoix et Fils. Image © 2020 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/julien-viard-depinoix-poppy-perfume-1773294947
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Perfume flacon in molded glass. 20th c. French. Signed “J Viard” in the glass. Image © 2008-2020 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/lots/742870-parfymflakong-signerad-j-viard-julien-v-1883-1938
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“Nuit Fleurie” scent bottle. ca. 1920. French. Glass, wax, and thread. Designed by Julien Viard and manufactured by C. Dépinoix et Fils. Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Fair use license. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/nuit-fleurie-perfume-bottle/gwFBwJfCvZ8rsQ

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