Cartier 1972 New York By Aldo Cipullo Swirls Spirals Clips Earrings In Textured 18Kt Yellow Gold
Pair of earrings designed by Aldo Cipullo (1936-1984) for Cartier.
A geometric three-dimensional pieces created in New York city by Aldo Cipullo, during the collaboration period with the house of Cartier (1969-1975) as a designer.
This pair of clips-earrings has been crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with textured surfaces. They are suited, with omega backs for fastening clips and the posts options for pierced ears can be easily added.
The circular swirl design rises into an infinite element of three dimensions, with spiral shapes of textured motives.
Have a weight of 25.4 grams and a measures of 26 mm by 27 mm by 12 mm (1.02 x 1.06 x 0.47 Inches).
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the date of production, the gold assay hallmarks and signed , "CARTIER A. CIPULLO 18 KT c 1972".
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-136-137 for similar examples (see figures).
Provenance: Acquired from a private collector.
Note: These are the original pieces produced in the 1970's period and are a one-of-a-kind, we cannot track any other similar to this one.
Collateral: They are accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of these earrings are 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: E0000AMRN/.6157