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Private Collection

Claude Lalanne

Anémone Brooch Pendant

Lot Closed

October 6, 05:08 PM GMT


6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Details


Claude Lalanne

1924 - 2019

Anémone Brooch Pendant

circa 1980s, signed LALANNE

unique galvanized copper with pin

3⅛ by 3⅛ by ½ in.; 7.8 by 7.8 by 1.1 cm.

Acquired directly from the artist

Louisa Guinness Gallery, London

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Madeleine Chapsal, Claude Lalanne: Bijoux, Sacs-Bijoux et la Montre-Oignon, Artcurial, Paris, 1996, 'Le Broche' and 'Anémone' for related examples

Lalanne’s flower pins were a badge of honour for those in her circle. The signature pink hue of this 'Anemone' brooch was created through a process of electroplating and gives the flower a unique appearance as one of her 'fossilized' creations.