A STORY OF PASSION,
BOLDNESS AND PERFECTION.
Designed for glory! Star of glasses and glass of the stars, Harcourt has fascinated the world since 1841 and to this day keeps seducing the new generations.Timeless icon and bestseller around the world, Harcourt has made history and has been able to reinvent itself over the years thanks to its dynamism and pioneer spirit.
Recognizable among all with its perfect shape and six-cut crystal facets capturing the beauty of light, Harcourt has been masterfully reinterpreted by the greatest designers in the world. This 180th anniversary is the perfect occasion to celebrate this infinite source of inspiration and symbol of modernity
HARCOURT, A FASHION ICON
A legendary aura, a powerful presence, an incomparable glow: its beauty fascinates and captures the spotlight. The star of the new Baccarat campaign, Harcourt reveals itself in every angle as an object of desire and a true symbol of elegance. A fashion icon and an essential glamour accessory, Harcourt bewitches and attracts all eyes.
Sketch of the Harcourt 1841 glass.
Harcourt 1841 glass with text that reads, “Harcourt”.
A book being opened titled, “Compagnie des Cristalleries de Baccarat” turning the pages of Baccarat crystal product sketches.
Crystal being heated, cut and molded.
Craftsman examining a Harcourt glass.
Harcourt 1841 glass.
Craftsman hand painting gold onto a Harcourt glass.
Harcourt 1841 glass.
Text that reads, “Harcourt” with 180 written in to the “o” of Harcourt.
Text that reads, “Baccarat”.
MARCEL WANDERS STUDIO X BACCARAT
Through five exclusive creations, Marcel Wanders studio reinterprets daringly and creatively “the star of glasses”, perpetuating the Harcourt spirit forever.
"Harcourt is the living proof that a legend of the past can become in its own right a legend of tomorrow. With this collection we celebrate its timeless beauty and add a new chapter to its fascinating story.”
Gabriele Chiave, Creative Director Marcel Wanders studio.
SET IN STONE
Set in stone, literally. The Harcourt glass is transformed into a marble sculpture. An exceptional object made in the finest Italian marble in the “Pelletti & Simonetti” workshop in Tuscany. .
FLUTISSIMO HARCOURT VASE
Impossible to imagine a party without champagne and flowers! Star of legendary celebrations, the Harcourt flute is transformed into a spectacular vase. .
With Harcourt Proost, one of the world's most beloved drinks can now be enjoyed with elegance and glamour. .
HARCOURT ZERO DEGREES
The Harcourt glass is here accented by delicate patterns and offers a striking frosted effect.
A combination of Harcourt and New Antique codes, this imposing creation of more than 1m20 in height combines two vases in one. Between mirror effect and optical illusion, the Mirage vase plays with perspective to leave no one indifferent.
JAIME HAYON X BACCARAT
The perfect balance between heritage and fantasy! The enchanter, Jaime Hayon revisits the Harcourt codes through three creations tinged with humor and poetry.
FAUNACRYSTOPOLIS HARCOURT DECANTER & TUMBLERS
With its pointed beak, its two diamond-cut eyes and its feathers inspired by the facets of the famous glass, the Faunacrystopolis decanter transports us into the fantastical universe of the Iberian designer. In the same spirit, the tumbler with its four-leaf foot brings a touch of fantasy to the table. Available in a set of two tumblers.
FAUNACRYSTOPOLIS HARCOURT TEA-POT & TUMBLERS
Jaime Hayon’s joy of living and creativity comes to tea! Composed of a porcelain body made by the famous luxury Maison Lladró, and a lid in the shape of an imaginary creature, the Faunacrystopolis teapot is a perfect example of the magic combination of materials with exceptional know-how. Dressed in fine gold, adorned with geometric patterns and cut with facets in the Harcourt style, this unique creation will delight tea lovers and design fans. For the ultimate experience, the teapot comes in a box with two Faunacrystopolis glasses.
Ambassador of the glamourous Baccarat art de vivre and a privileged witness to exceptional celebrations, Harcourt transforms every instant into an unforgettable moment.
« HARCOURT SHOW BY »
Under the curatorship of Laurence Benaïm, Baccarat has invited eleven fashion designers to reinterpret the iconic Harcourt.
Eleven strong personalities, eleven international signatures sharing the love of color, know-how, positive and joyful transgression: Imane Ayissi, Benjamin Benmoyal, Tom Van der Borght, Clara Daguin, Honey Fucking Dijon, Kevin Germanier, Mira Mikati, Charles de Vilmorin, Victor Weinsanto, Yoshikimono, Jarel Zhang have imposed their name through a unique style.
ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS
FROM OCTOBER 1, 2021 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 BACCARAT GALLERY-MUSEUM, 11 PLACE DES ETATS-UNIS, PARIS 16TH
The exhibition celebrates the encounter of the unique know-how of the craftsmen of the manufacture with internationally renowned artists, architects and designers who have succumbed to the temptation of Baccarat. Presented in the Maison Baccarat Gallery museum, this journey through 100 years of creation reveals how, at each moment of its history, Baccarat has captured the spirit of the times. In this context, Harcourt, an absolute symbol of this timeless modernity, will be highlighted through some of its most meaningful reinterpretations.
GLASS OF KINGS
Icon of elegance born under King Louis-Philippe,Harcourt was embraced by the most powerful: from Napoleon III to the Ottoman sultans, through the Vatican, Harcourt has always illuminated the tables of monarchs, princes, presidents, popes, ambassadors and celebrities around the world.
Text that reads, “Baccarat Harcourt Exceptional Orders”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with a logo, text that reads “France Napoleon III”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads, “ Vatican Pope John Paul II”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads, “Mexico Presidency of Mexico”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads, “Togo Presidency of Togo”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads “Philippines Presidency of the Philippines”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads “Brazil Presidency of Brazil”.
Harcourt 1841 Glass with logo, text that reads “Cambodia Kingdom of Cambodia”.
Images of the eight engraved glasses.