26 June 2007
WIWEN NILSSON (SWEDISH, 1897-1974)
PENDANT AND BRACELET
1939, executed by Andres Nilsson, cast and polished matt-finish white metal with rock crystal
pendant 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high, bracelet 2 7/16 in. (6 cm.) wide
impressed designer's and maker's marks, Swedish assay marks for 1939 (2)
Purchased by the vendor's parents at the New York World's Fair, Swedish Pavillion, 1939, the pendant features an exceptionally large crystal.
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K. Holmequist, Silversmeden Wiwen Nilsson, Lund, 1990, p. 186 (example illustrated).
S. Raulet, Art Deco Jewellery, London, 1985, p. 212 (related design illustrated).
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