Stunning 18K White Gold and Round-Cut Bright Diamonds (2,36 Carats) brooch by Georges Braque (1882-1963), inventor of cubism.
It is called "Zephir Icarios" Signed and numbered 7/8 (Picture 3).
It was manufactured by Heger de Loewenfeld after the 'Icarios' gouache (photo 5), that takes place among the classical Bird theme of "Bijoux de Braque"
"Bijoux de Braque" is a project of the famous french painter Braque, who designed jewelry in the last three years of his life, from 1960 to 1963. All items of this collection are made after Braque major career works he has chosen to be transposed in jewels and precious sculptures with the help of a Stonecutter, Heger de Loewenfeld. The project ended up as an exhibition at the "palais du Louvre" from march to may 1963 (Photo and 6 and 7)
There are approximatively 100 gouaches, listed in the book "Les Metamorphoses de Braque" by Heger de Loewenfeld and Raphael de Cuttoli. All subjects are renamed after Greek Mythology characters.
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1963, Georges Braque "Zephir Icarios" 18K White Gold and Diamonds Brooch
Dimensions: 0.98 in.W x 1.5 in.L / 2.5 cm W x 3.8 cm L
Artist : Georges Braque
Medium : 18k White Gold, Round-Cut Diamonds (2,36 Carats)
Date of creation : 1963
Date of Manufacture : Circa 1980
Condition Report : Excellent condition
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