*Bauhaus Germany 1970's modernist pendant-brooch in 18 kt yellow gold and steel
A modernist Bauhaus studio pendant-brooch.
Interesting modernist vintage piece, created around the 1970'S in northern Europe, probably Germany, Austria or Switzerland.
This art-piece is a designer's studio jewelry, with architectural elements, inspired by the Bauhaus artistic movement. Very sleek and elegant, is composed by two elements, one is a perfect circle, made in stainless steel and the overlapping free-form geometric figure, is made of solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with very high polish finish.
The craftmanship is impeccable, excellently well made, with perfect precision. Is suited at the reverse with a double hinged pins and a security lock, to be used as a brooch or a pendant,
Have a total weight of 36.5 grams and a diameter of 55 mm (2.16 inches).
Not signed either not hall marks visible, but has been tested for 18 kt gold (.750/1000).
Note, This piece have a strong reminiscence to the German architect Mies Van Der Rohe and his motto, "Less is More".
Note: The Bauhaus style tends to feature simple geometric shapes like rectangles circles and spheres, without elaborate decorations. Buildings, furniture, jewelry and fonts often feature rounded corners and sometimes rounded walls. Other buildings or decorative pieces are characterized by rectangular features, for example protruding balconies with flat, chunky railings facing the street, and long banks of windows. furniture often uses chrome metal pipes that curve at corners.
It is in impeccable condition.
INVENTORY REF: P0000MMMO/.8774