Aldo Cipullo 1970 New York Rare Wrench Charm Pendant in Gilded Sterling Silver
A charm designed by Aldo Cipullo (194.2-1984)
Very rare piece, created in New York city by Aldo Cipullo at his atelier back, in the 1970's. This pendant is part of the hardwares collection, crafted in the shaped of a wrench in solid .925/.999 sterling silver with gilding finish and fitted on top with a bale of 7 mm to wear in a charms bracelet or a chain.
Has a total weight of 4.7 Grams and a measurements of 40 mm by 15 mm (1.57 x 0.59 Inches).
Stamped with the maker's mark and signed, "© A. CIPULLO STERLING".
Aldo Cipullo (1942-1984), was an Italian born jeweler. He born and was raise in a family of designers with jewelry traditions, his father was the owner of a jewelry factory and his brother Renato Cipullo made jewelry designs for Christian Dior. Aldo, was the creator of the popular and iconic Cartier bracelets, love and the nail, still until today considered ones of the best designs of the 20th century. He work as a designer in New York, for David Webb (1960-1969) and Cartier (1969-1975). In 1975 he found his own company as a freelance designer.
Literature: Cipullo Making Jewelry Modern, Renato Cipullo and Vivienne Becker, Assouline 2021, Pp-107 for a similar piece illustrated.
Provenance: Acquired from a private collector.
Collateral: It is accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of this charm is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. This piece has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and authenticity.
INVENTORY REF: P0000ANMP/.1111