What you need to know about gifts, gifting, and gift sets from the ’30s and ’40s

  • July 14, 2021

Gifts, gifts and gifts sets are one of the most unique pieces of art history.

The idea of gifts, gifts, and gifts was so popular that a whole section of art became devoted to the topic.

The first gifting gallery opened in San Francisco in 1895 and quickly evolved into a gift-giving hub that is still the go-to destination for gifting enthusiasts.

Gift sets from all over the world are available, from a set of handcrafted wooden bowls to a handmade glass plate from a French chateau.

In some countries, like the Netherlands and Italy, the set itself is considered a national treasure.

But while the set has been around for centuries, the gift-gifting tradition that went with it is a fascinating one.

A special collection of original and rare gift sets, some of which are in museums or auction houses, offers a wealth of history for any art lover to discover.

We took a look at some of the coolest gift sets and some of their fascinating history.