Champagne Mercier M33

This stunningly opulent advertisement from 1954 is for Mercier Champagne. Sunlight glints off the curved surface of the champagne bottle in this almost photographically realistic rendering. The bottle stands before an old book with illuminated lettering and gorgeous calligraphic writing. The text at the top of the image compares the champagne to a ‘precious manuscript’ and the customer’s wine cellar to a ‘library’. Founded in 1858, Mercier is based in Épernay and produces both vintage and non-vintage Cuvée. This illustration exudes sophistication and is ideal for a lounge or office.

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This original print was published in a periodical from 1954.

We do not sell reproductions. Your art comes with a certificate of authenticity.

This original print was published in a periodical from 1954.

Your art comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Details

Year

1954

Illustrator

Mercier brand

Type

Framed advert

Size

24.5 × 31.5cm | 9"44 x 12"2

Item #

306

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Frame Specifications

Size: 32.7 × 42.7cm or 12.87″ x 16.81″

Frame material: anodised aluminium

Color: black

Glass: “float”

At VAA we deploy modern technology to preserve these antique illustrations. The uniquely hard-wearing frames we use are designed in Switzerland; their durability results from the process of anodising. Anodising is a surface treatment which protects and decorates aluminium using an anodic oxidation process. As a result of this, these frames are especially resistant to corrosion and heat, protecting this vintage art from wear and tear.
We frame each illustration ourselves in our workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland. The float glass we use is crystal clear with a very flat surface and carefully polished edges. The frames are 32.7 × 42.7cm (12.87″ x 16.81″). The result? We present you with a period illustration- a genuine antique- enclosed by a frame of the highest quality. In this way, we like to think we’re bringing modern technology and antique artistry together.

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