Harry BERTOIA (1915-1978)
Gong Pendant, 1960s
Unique hand-hammered silver gong pendant of a stylised lower torso of a woman, and decorated with a cylindrical coral bead attached by a rivet, and with a small drilled hole at the top.
Marks: unsigned, but accompanied by a certificate from Val Bertoia, dated 28th October, 2014.
Dimensions: 12.0 x 10.2 cm
Exhibited: Bent, Cast and Forged. The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia, Museum of Art and Design, New York 2016
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors @ 50: 1967-2017, Didier Ltd, London 2017, pp. 26, no. 10