Pol BURY (1922-2005)
22 Demi-Sphères de Chaque Côté d'une Demi-Couronne, 1974
18ct rose gold bracelet, possibly unique, with a vertical arc decorated with 22 kinetic hemispherical balls of different sizes. Designed by Bury and made by F. and F. Gennari, Paris for Galerie Maeght, in an unfinished edition of 30.
Marks: inscribed Pol Bury, 1/30, and stamped with French 18ct gold hallmarks
Dimensions: Internal D. 5.2 cm; W. 9.5 cm
Exhibited: Pol Bury. Time in Motion, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels 2017
Literature: Pahlke 1994, p. 212, no. J-74-10; Marquenie 2017, p. 238, no. 120; Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors @5: 1967-2017, Didier Ltd, London 2017, pp. 34-5, no. 24