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How To Collect Art Deco

How To Collect Art Deco

Article By: Sophie Hannam of Homes & Antiques Magazine Here’s how to build your own streamlined collection of classic art deco pieces Art deco design still stands as one of the most collectable looks of the 20th century. Spanning the inter-war period from 1925-1939, art deco emerged from the social and cultural melting pot that followed the First World…

Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin “LITERATURE” – 1901

Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin “LITERATURE” – 1901

This biscuit tin was made to simulate eight books with a simulated leather bindings and marbled end papers, bound by an imitation leather strap. The British biscuit tin came about when the Licensed Grocer’s Act of 1861 allowed groceries to be individually packaged and sold. Coinciding with the removal of the duty on paper for…

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