Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

 

The French cognac brand Hennessy is celebrating the 250th anniversary of Hennessy’s establishment, by working with Arik Levy to create a limited edition bottle and case.

 

Starting out with a sketch, Arik Levy designed the bottle, a crystal sculpture with 8 inset rings, with each ring representing one of the 8 generations and 8 eaux-de-vie (a distilled beverage made from fruit other than grapes) of Hennessy.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

The bottle is then made of hand-blown Baccarat crystal.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

Once the bottle is completed, finishing touches are added, like this copper silk ribbon that is applied by hand, and sealed with an “H” on the bottle’s neck.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

Here is a look at the completed bottle.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

A custom designed chest was made to hold and protect the bottle.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

Inside the chest, each of the 25 layers represents 10 years of Hennessy’s history and corresponds to the 25 layers on the outside of the chest.

Arik Lévy has designed a Limited Edition bottle and case to celebrate 250 years of Hennessy

Courtesy of Hennessy

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