Harry BERTOIA (1915-1978)
Beryllium Bronze Necklace, 1962
Unique necklace made from short rods of Beryllium bronze fused together to create an arc like a piece of tribal jewellery.
Dimensions: H. 10.0 cm; W. 22.0 cm
Provenance: made by Bertoia for his daughter Lesta's 18th birthday
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Sculpture to Wear. Jewellery by Post-War Painters and Sculptors, Didier Ltd, London 2010, pp. 9, 62; Idem, Art to Wear. Jewellery by Post-War Painters ad Sculptors, Didier Ltd, London 2012, p. 15, no. 12