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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Jewelry and Candle Flame with Fake Moths [Retail Reporting Copy]

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)


November 1957

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a diamond ring and bracelet. The wall and floor are covered in brown, red and grey patterned paper. Central to the display is a lit candle with a hanging mobile unit of moths rotating over the flame. The jewelry is placed on the floor next to the candle holder. 


N.Y. Bonwit Teller/ Jewels/ Dis. Dir: Gene Moore/ Setup: Moths around the flame is the theme in this display of highly imaginative miniature jewelry. A single (normal size) silver candle stick has a lit flame bulb. Moths on a mobil type unit rotate around the flame. A luxurious diamond ring and bracelet are placed on the floor. Floor and wall are covered with taut brown, red and grey print paper. / A November 1957 Issue/ Printed in the U.S.A./ 11-5-57-68/ Views & Reviews/ Retail Reporting Bureau/ M.N. Conhaim, Pub./ 101 Fifth Avenue, New York 3. N.Y.


box 1, folder 8



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