Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Iophassa, Gold Ring, 1963
Prototype 18ct textured gold ring with an open shank, decorated in the sunken rectangular top with a raised polished stylised head facing right.
Marks: inscribed, G. Braque, B. DE B. IOPHASSA 45, LP3045, H. DE L., and stamped, OR 750, French 18ct gold hallmarks, and underneath the table cast, © H.L.
Dimensions: Top 1.8 x 2.5 cm; H. 2.45 cm; Size US 6
Literature: Martine Newby Haspeslagh, Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors 250: 1967-2017, Didier Ltd, London 2017, p. 30, no. 13