* An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Plexiglass and Wood "Colere de Violon" Pendant, Arman, consisting of a miniature deconstructed wood violin encapsulated within plexiglass and set within a gold frame, hidden bail for suspension, pendant measures approximately 68.00 x 25.00 mm. Stamp: (French maker's mark) (French assay mark). Hand inscribed: Arman.
ARTIST NOTE: Arman (1928-2005), an American sculptor, painter and print maker born and trained in France; closely associated with the NOUVEAU RÉALISME movement. 18.90 dwts. Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
The metalwork frame shows scattered superficial scratches, the plexiglass shows scattered superficial scratches and minor to moderate chips, the plexiglass on one side shows a moderate but shallow fracture that is not visible from the front and back of the pendant.
An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Plexiglass and Wood Colere de Violon Pendant, Arman, 18.90 dwts.