Sale 19JL05 | Lot 404

Pair of Gold 'Kinetic' Earclips, Pol Bury, France

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

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Lot 404
Pair of Gold 'Kinetic' Earclips, Pol Bury, France
18 kt., the gold domes radiating kinetic polished spokes, signed Pol Bury, no. 2/30, with French assay marks, ap. 16 dwts.

Born in Belgium in 1922, Pol Bury is primarily known for his kinetic sculptures. Inspired by the movement in Calder's mobiles in 1952, Bury transitioned from CoBrA avant-garde Surrealist paintings to creating motor-propelled weathervane-like sculptures and jewelry. His works are on view at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Chelsea Art Museum's permanent collection.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EARCLIPS ARE CIRCA 1970.


C Estate of Mary Max

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Good condition. Normal wear, minor scratches to gold.

Clip-backs. Diameters 1 inch, including spokes.


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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