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POL BURY (1922 - 2005)

Kinetic Brooch


POL BURY (1922 - 2005)

Kinetic Brooch


Diameter  4.00cm (1.57 in)

Origin Belgian, 1972
Marks 'Pol Bury 7/30' & Stamped J.B for Jacques Bugin, bearing French assay marks

Hemispherical gold brooch with open segment revealing kinetic rods which are set in motion through the movement of the body, in the ‘en tremblant’ manner.

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 385
Gilles Marquenie (ed.), pol bury Time in Motion, Mercatorfonds-Bozar Books, Brussels 2017, p. 238-9 Same brooch illustrated. Designed by Pol Bury, executed by Jacques Bugin, Paris for Galerie Maeght, Brussels
Elyse Zorn Karlin, Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, 1993, illustrated p. 253.
Eugène Ionesco, André Balthazar, Pol Bury, Cosmos, Monographies, 1976.
Chadour-Sampson, Beatriz. Rings of the 20th and 21st Centuries: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2019, biography p. 469

Price Code

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