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TAKIS (Panayiotis Vassilakis) (1925 - 2019)

Magnetic Pendant


TAKIS (Panayiotis Vassilakis) (1925 - 2019)

Magnetic Pendant

Gold, magnetic beads

H  8.00cm (3.15 in)  |  W  5.00cm (1.97 in)

Origin Greek, 1970
Marks 'Takis'
Case Fitted Case

Gold necklace, with an open work, roughly structured rectangular pendant, with globular detachable magnetic beads, with a gold bead drop
Takis made his first sculptures in 1946. In 1958 he made his first telemagnetic sculptures. In 1985, he was awarded the first prize in the Paris Biennale & in 1988 the Grand Prix National de Sculpture in Paris

De Calder à Koons, bijoux d'artistes La collection idéale de Diane Venet, exhibited Musée de Arts décoratifs, Paris, 2018

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
Bijoux d'Artistes de Calder à Koons, La collection idéale de Diane Venet, Flammmarion, 2018
Takis Monographies, Editions Galilee, Paris, 1984, illustrated pp.188-9
Elyse Zorn Karlin, Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, 1993, illustrated p. 253

Price Code

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