Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the Panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie. A superbly stylish influencer throughout history, the panther has been a symbol of power, seduction, and triumph since ancient times. Filled with stunning imagery including rarely seen drawings from the Cartier archives, Cartier Panthere illustrates the panther in art history and popular culture, and chronicles the evolution and techniques of the Cartier Panther. Featuring texts by art historian Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter, jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, jewelry technical expert Joanna Hardy, and fashion editor Andre Leon Talley, this beautiful volume also includes a complete chronology of 100 years of Cartier Panther jewels.
Cartier Panthere Legends
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25 June 2015
Art historian and archaeologist Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter is a journalist and art critic who has published numerous books on primitive arts and the art of adornment, including, with Assouline, Ethnic Style (2001), the two-volume Primal Arts (200506), and most recently Van Cleef & Arpels (2014).