Art Deco era prints. John Vassos, artist (1898-1985). Born in Romania, he came to the United States as a young man. An industrial designer and artist, he helped found the Industrial Designers Society of America in 1965.

"The Department Store." 1929.
“The Department Store.” 1929. © of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/41306521554374123/?lp=true
Plate from John Vassos' book "Ultimo," published in 1930.
Plate from John Vassos’ book “Ultimo,” published in 1930 with text written by his wife Ruth. © Estate of the artist. © Copyright 2019, Bauman Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.baumanrarebooks.com/rare-books/vassos-john-vassos-ruth/ultimo/113886.aspx
Untitled. 1930's.
Untitled. 1930’s. © Estate of the artist. Image © The Wolfsonian, Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://wolfsonianfiulibrary.wordpress.com/2011/04/23/book-bindings-and-illustrations-by-john-vassos/
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Jazz Age bookends to make everything look like its doing the Charleston. French. Max Le Verrier, sculptor (1891-1973).

Reading nudes. 1930.
Reading nudes. 1930. Green patinated metal. Portor marble base. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/home-accents/bookends/art-deco-bookends-reading-nudes-max-le-verrier-1930/id-f_1573242/
Bison. ca. 1930.
Bison. ca. 1930. Cold painted metal modeled and cast as stylized bison on marble plinths. Signed “M Le Verrier.” Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-pair-of-max-le-verrier-cold-painted-5458245-details.aspx
Bookends depicting women in medieval costume. Listed as "Moyen Age" in LeVerrier's catalog. 1920's.
Bookends depiciting women in medieval costume. Listed as “Moyen Age” in LeVerrier’s catalog. 1920’s. Signed. Green patinated metal. Image © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc and Butler and Butler Galley. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/283607-RL-1670/French-Art-Deco-Bookends-Max78-LeVerrier
Squirrels. ca. 1930.
Squirrels. ca. 1930. Metal base. Signed. Image © 2010 – 2019 French Cab, Jean-Noël Cabanettes – 1930.fr. Fair use license. via https://1930.fr/hard-to-find-art-deco-max-le-verrier-squirrels-bookends.html

Ephemera from the Denkschrift der Deutschen Verkehrsausstellung (German Transport Exhibition) which was held in Munich in 1925. Great design work.

Hermes lacing up his winged sandals.
Hermes lacing up his winged sandals. 1925. Postcard. Image © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. & AbeBooks Europe. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=30415079583&searchurl=hl%3Don%26sortby%3D20%26tn%3Ddeutsche%2Bverkehrsausstellung%2Bmuenchen%2B1925&cm_sp=snippet-_-srp1-_-image1
Postkarte. 1925.
Postkarte. 1925.© 1994-2019 Droege Computing Services, Inc. (StampAuctionNetwork). Fair use license. via https://stampauctionnetwork.com/no/no46891.cfm
Postcard. 1925. Siegmund von Suchodolski, illustrator.
Postcard. 1925. Siegmund von Suchodolski, illustrator. Image © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. & AbeBooks Europe. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=30294408925&searchurl=hl%3Don%26sortby%3D20%26tn%3Ddeutsche%2Bverkehrsausstellung%2Bmuenchen%2B1925&cm_sp=snippet-_-srp1-_-image13

Egyptian themed pottery with a vividly colored Art Deco spin. Carlton Ware Pottery. Based in Stokes-on-Trent, England. Sold a few times and still there but not making anything like this anymore.

"Tutenkamun" covered vase. ca. 1920.
“Tutenkhamun” covered vase. ca. 1920. Enameled and gilt with Egyptian motifs. Printed marks in black and gilt. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/urns/carlton-ware-tutenkamun-covered-vase-circa-1920/id-f_9268213/
Dressing table tray. ca. 1920.
Dressing table tray. “Egyptian Fan” design. ca. 1920. Colored enamels and gilt on a mottled red ground. Pattern number 3695. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/miscellaneous/trays/carltonware-dressing-table-tray-c1920-128780
Bowl in the "Egyptian Fan" design number 3659. 1932.
Bowl in the “Egyptian Fan” design number 3659. Decorative flowers arranged in a fan shape on a mottled rouge background and gilt. 1932. Image Desired Antiques & Collectables 2019©. Fair use license. via http://www.desiredantiques.co.uk/product.php/3659_egyptian_fan_bowl/?k=:::6834466
Egyptian pattern bowl. ca. 1920's.
Egyptian pattern bowl. ca. 1920’s. Blue background with gilt decoration applied with transfer prints and on-glaze enamels. Image © McTears Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://mctears.co.uk/auction/lot/1227-A-CARLTON-WARE-EGYPTIAN-PATTERN-BOWL/?lot=142829&so=0&st=&sto=0&au=777&ef=&et=&ic=False&sd=2&pp=25&pn=1&g=-1#

Illustrations from the 1930 brochure for the French ocean line”L’Atlantique.” Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, publisher. Collection of the Wolfsonian at Florida International University.

"La Rue Principale." Page 7.
“La Rue Principale.” Page 7. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/7j?search=Deco
"La Grande Salle a Manger." Page 8.
“”La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes.”Page 8. (left side of a two page spread) Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/8j?search=Deco
"Apartement de Luxe." Page 10.
“Apartement de Luxe.” Page 10. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/10j?search=Deco
"La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes."
“La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes.” Page 9. (right side with staircase of a two page spread) Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/8j?search=Deco

Art Deco clocks to sit on your desk and make any day pass more quickly. French. Where else.

Desk clock. Carved lapis lazuli clock face with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and openwork hands. Stepped agate surround with a lapis lazuli and gold base with coral.  ca. 1929.
Desk clock. Carved lapis lazuli clock face with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and openwork hands. Stepped agate surround with a lapis lazuli and gold base with coral. ca. 1929. Exhibited at the Les Arts De La Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie, Musée Galleria in June 1929. Boucheron, maker. Image © 2019 Symbolic & Chase. Fair use license. via https://www.s-c.com/Collection/ByReference/43C0079/BOUCHERON–An-Art-Deco-agate–lapis-lazuli-and-coral-desk-clock
Clock. Case with an orange dial supported by malachite phoenixes. 1920's. Chinoiserie in style.
Clock. Case with an orange dial supported by malachite phoenixes. 1920’s. Chinoiserie in style. Silver case with black lacquer and gold detailing.Black onyx, gold, malachite and diamond. Smoked agate abase. Case by Verger Frères. Retailed by Osterag, Paris. Image © Bonhams 2001-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/15718/lot/375/?category=list
Mystery clock in the Chinoiserie style.
Mystery clock in the Chinoiserie style. Art Deco. ca. 1931. Gem-set with mother of pearl. Mosaic by Vladimir Makovsky. Pierre Gravoin, Paris, designer for Black, Starr & Frost, New York. Image © Siegelson and ©2019 Hearst Magazine Media, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.townandcountrymag.com/style/jewelry-and-watches/news/a6062/bergdorf-goodman-siegelson-jewelry/

Beautiful fans (éventail) made as promotions for Paul Poiret’s perfume line “Rosine.” Various auction houses, mostly located in Paris. 1920’s. Art Deco.

Advertising  card in the motif of a feather fan
Advertising card in the motif of a feather fan, a promotion for the scent “Nuit de Chine.” 1920. Polychrome illustrated cardboard. Image © Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/12764/2323789
Fans made to promote the scent "Amours, Délices et Orgues." 1925.
Fans made to promote the scent “Amours, Délices et Orgues.” 1925. Japan scented paper printed with stencils and wooden sticks. Image © Piasa Auctions, Paris. Fair use license. via https://piasa.auction.fr/_fr/lot/eventail-publicitaire-parfume-pour-les-parfums-de-rosine-1925-960100#.XZpscEZKhTs
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Promotional fan for the perfume line “Rosine.” Art Deco. Image © Fashion Institute of New York. Fair use license. via https://blog.fitnyc.edu/materialmode/2014/06/24/perfumepublicitypoiret/
Promotional fan for the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Printed paper with wooden sticks. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/2681-rosine-les-parfums-de-paul-poiret-eventail-publicitaire-periode-art-deco.html
Promotional fan for the  "Aladin" scent from the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Aladin” scent from the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Image ©ADAGP PARIS 2013. Fair use license. via https://faireletourdumondeenparfums.com/paul-poiret-catalogue-de-lexposition-de-grasse/