Pol BURY (1922-2005)
Tiges dans Deux Formes Courbes Refermées, 1968
Large polished 18ct gold elongated pointed oval pendant with kinetic filaments in the concave interior. Designed by Bury and made by GEM Montebello, Milan, in an unfinished edition of 25.
Marks: signed and numbered, 1/25, Pol Bury, and stamped with GEM 18ct hallmarks
Dimensions: H. 17.5 cm; W. 3.2 cm
Provenance: Mme Velma Bury, the artist's widow
Exhibited: Jewelry as Sculpture as Jewelry, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston 1973, no. 20 (another example); Pol Bury. Time in Motion, BOZAR Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels 2017; Scultura Aurea. Gioielli d’Artista per un nuovo Rinascimento, Palazzo Ducale, Galleria Nazionale della Marche, Urbino 2019
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry as Sculpture as Jewelry (Didier Ltd, London 2013), p. 15, no. 15; P. Stroppiana, Scultura Aurea. Gioielli d’Artista per un nuovo Rinascimento. Art Jewellery for a New Renaissance (Gli Ori, Pistoia 2019), p. 59