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The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) at which the art-nouveau-style design of Perrier-Jouët’s Champagne “flower bottle” was created in 1902. Meant to celebrate the period known as “La Belle Époque” (1840 to 1914) the bottle was designed by Emile Galle. To fire the intricate design, he had to heat the enamel just below the melting point of glass.  Once ceased due to difficulty in manufacturing, the Belle Époque  bottle was revived by mass manufacturing techniques 60 years later.

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