*Georg Jensen 1960 Denmark Henning Koppel Spatialism pendant brooch in 18 kt yellow gold
Pendant-Brooch designed by Henning Koppel (1918-1981) for Georg Jensen.
An aerodynamic vintage piece of the Spatialism art movement (1947-). This Henning Koppel design was conceived after the war in the 1948, following the parameters of the new Spatialism art manifest.
The creation of this pieces was part of an extensive series of studios and was finally created into jewelry around 1950 in Denmark. Gold pieces was produced in extremely very limited editions.
It was carefully crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish and is suited at the reverse, with a hinged vertical steam with a security lock to be used as a brooch and a loop to be used into a collar or chain.
This piece is the model number 1339, the biggest produced and have a total weight of 27.3 Grams (without wire, not included) and a measures are 60 by 49 mm (2.4 by 2 inches).
Stamped at the reverse, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark and signed in full, "GEORG JENSEN .750 18K 1339".
Henning Koppel, (1918-1981) was one of the most awarded of all designers commissioned by Georg Jensen. He achieved world recognition for his designs in everything that he was involved, from postage stamps to furniture. This design, is part of a series of similar motifs commenced in 1946, easily demonstrate how far ahead of his time Henning Koppel really was.
Spatialism, is an art movement founded by the Italian artist Lucio Fontana in Milan in the 1947 in which he grandiosely intended to synthesize colour, sound, space, movement and time into a new type of art. The main ideas of this movement were anticipate in his Manifiesto Blanco, published in Buenos Aires in 1946. In it he spoke of a neo "spatial" art in keeping the spirit of the post war age.
Note: The 18 kt gold wire is our creation, completely removable and is available at extra cost. we ca fabricate in any size on request, we custom made this wire necklaces at our workshop.
Note: This early model, is very rare to see and is in perfect condition with all the original vintage patina intact, a very nice collector's item.
INVENTORY REF: P0000MSNN/.6562