Hans/Jean ARP (1886-1966)
Pique, early 1960s
23ct abstract gold pendant, designed by Arp and executed in a limited edition of six by the goldsmith François Hugo, Aix-en-Provence. With original fitted wooden box.
Marks: Arp 1/6, with François Hugo hallmarks
Dimensions: H. 7 cm; W. 4.5 cm
Exhibition: From Picasso to Jeff Koons. The Artist as Jeweler, Museum of Art and Design, New York 2012 (no. AP 1/2 from the edition)
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry as Sculpture as Jewelry, Didier Ltd, London 2013, p. 14, no. 11