Alexander Calder

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Brooch | Alexander Calder. Silver and steel wire. ca. 1940. || Photo Credit: Calder Foundation, New York // ART366434

Brooch, Alexander Calder, Silver and steel wire, circa 1940

Alexander Calder made this comb in 1948, In addition to the mobiles that made him famous, Calder also created 1800 pieces of jewellery. He started making jewellery at age 10 for his sister’s dolls, using wire he found in the streets. By the late 1930s and ’40s, he was creating jewellery sculptures, among them were combs and tiaras | From the estate of Francis J Whitney | Sotheby’s, 2009

Alexander Calder comb 1948 Calder created 1800 pieces of jewellery. He started making jewellery at age 10 for his sister’s dolls, using wire he found in the streets. By the late and he was creating jewellery sculptures, among them were combs and tiaras

Brooch, Alexander Calder, silver wire, aquamarine and steel wire ca 1948, Photo Calder Foundation, New York, Art Resource, NY, ART 366541

ca 1948 Alexander Calder brooch of silver wire, aquamarine, and steel wire. Photo Credit: Calder Foundation, New York.

Brooch | Alexander Calder. Scanned image from the publication The Intimate World of Alexander Calder by Daniel Marchesseau.

blushingcheekymonkey: “alexander calder - brooch, from “the intimate world of alexander calder” by daniel marchesseau ”

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