Posted 4 years ago
this ashtray was designed by ALFONS MUCHA in early 1900 and productuced by GEORGES DREYFUS. this was made for the shoemaker "ibled" originally a chocolate factory under the name "chocoreve" and "ibled". the chocolate factory was founded in 1824 by Christophe Ibled, in Mondicourt, France. He get study pharmacology, and chocolate was used in this years as medication. the factory and production grew up and he created a newfactory. he also create lot of collactables, very appreciated by young clients....
IBLED chocolate was awarded in the world exhibitions 1855 and 1867.
Christophe Ibled dies in 1878, his son Henry was the next director.
He did good marketting and advertise well for there products, create collectacbles pictures, modernised the factory and enlarge it to 20000m2.
in the early 20th century, his son directed the business and decid to created a shoe factory to get new clients... to enlarge the businnes opportunities.
well i'm sorry i do think, this part sounds like " spanish cow" -)
L 14 cm