James Gillis

With a Masters of Liberal Arts in Latin American History, James Gillis brings an enthusiastic and deep knowledge of History to the gallery. James has a very diverse and colorful background including being a former U.S. Marine, professional and academic experience with Homeland Security, operating several businesses from the ground up in Latin America, living and studying in The Middle East, and was a volunteer Docent at the National World War II Museum here in New Orleans. James' passion for learning, history and educating makes him a wonderful global sales associate-and a great conversationalist!

 

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For the Love of Porcelain: Meissen’s Cupid

* Part of the company's beloved "Cupid Mottos" or "Devise Children" series, cupid admires a single flaming heart with the motto "Un me suffit" ("One is enough") inscribed on the base* Chocolates, flowers, cozy candle-lit dinners – these ordinary words gain a special significance this time of year around Valentine’s Day. This… Read More »

A King Among Porcelain: KPM

Earning a legendary reputation after over 250 years of superior porcelain production, KPM Berlin and Chinese porcelain are considered among the finest in the world in terms of quality, creativity, and history. Almost exclusively crafted by hand in classic forms, KPM porcelain has become synonymous with beautiful and timeless… Read More »

Master of Glass: Lalique Perfume Bottles

* A graceful scarab beetle scurries around the body of this remarkably rare glass perfume flacon by the famed glassmaker René Lalique* Renowned for his impeccable artistry in glass design, René Lalique is a legend of his craft. His illustrious career began in 1881 as a designer of stunning jewelry creations, and he eventually… Read More »