Harry BERTOIA (1915-1978)
Silver Earrings, 1940s
Unique pair of silver feather-like earrings, with four U-shaped flattened elements with pointed ends, held in place by a second wire acting a a rivet with a tight circular spiral on the reverse.
Marks: unsigned, but accompanied by a certificate from Val Bertoia, dated 4th October, 2011
Dimensions: H. 2.7 cm; W. 4.0 cm
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors @ 50: 1967-2017, Didier Ltd, London 2017, pp. 24, 26, no. 8