Georges Briard signed "Imperial Brocade" highball glasses. If you are looking for unique and very special mid-century glasses, look no further. This rare Georges Briard pattern is simply stunning. These glasses feature a beautiful vibrant deep orange and 22k gold detail that's incredibly intricate. Truly a breath-taking set. A quick summary about this glassware maker: Georges Briard was the go-to for decorative housewares in the 1950s and 60s and was carried at upscale retails like Bloomingdale’s and Neiman Marcus. Briard’s success and notoriety came with the use of 22-karat gold as screened decoration for bent glassware. His design hallmarks are repetitive patterns, most often featuring geometric shapes or nature based images. Georges Briard is known for creating some of the most stunning Mid Century Modern glassware as well as Atomic and Kitsch designs in the later 1970s and is the essence of MCM glassware excellence.
Maker/year: Georges Briard, Imperial Brocade pattern, 1960s
Hallmarks: glasses are signed "Georges Briard" in gold Measurements: each glass/tumbler is 5 1/2" H X 3” W
Condition: Pristine condition. Zero flaws, chips, cracks. They appear to have never been used. Truly a gorgeous set! This set would definitely be a stunning addition to one's vintage glassware collection and/or displayed on a home bar cart! Cheers!
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