06-14-2011 06-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2550B Boston
June 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Artist-designed 18kt Gold Gem-set "Harlequin Bird" Brooch, Max Papart

$830$700
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2550B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Artist-designed 18kt Gold Gem-set "Harlequin Bird" Brooch, Max Papart, c. 1980s, made by Jean Jacques de la Verriere, designed as an abstract enamel bird with emerald, ruby, and diamond melee accents, lg. 2 in., signed.

Note: Max Papart (1911-1994) was a painter and master printmaker who worked in a semi-Cubist style, using the bright and cheerful colors of the French Riviera where he was born. His work has been exhibited in numerous institutions including the Victoria and Albert, the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and Yale University. Lots 153, 154, and 155 are each based on an original graphic by Papart.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Max Papart, Jean Jacques de la Verriere, Paris, Victoria, Yale University