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CONSTRUCTIVIST

Brooch

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CONSTRUCTIVIST

Brooch

Gold & Diamond

H  6.00cm (2.36 in)  |  W  3.30cm (1.30 in)

Origin Probably American, c. 1950
Marks '18K' Artist monogram
Case Fitted Case

A powerful 1950's Constructivist brooch. This avant-garde jewel is so energetic & of its time perfectly exemplifying the abstract work of Kenneth Martin who was a leading figure in the revival of Constructivism in Britain and America in the 1940s.



Literature
Illustrated in our forthcoming book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 367

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   2599

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