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LALAOUNIS: TORQUE, CIRCA 1980
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Description
LALAOUNIS: TORQUE, CIRCA 1980
The frontispiece of spiralling form, designed as an abstract figure performing a ritual dance, signed Ilias Lalaounis, maker's mark, inner diameter 11.5cm, maker's case
Footnotes:
Lalaounis was inspired by choreography and created a number of jewels capturing 'the noble simplicity of man's movement' in a series called, 'Choreographism', of which this torque featured. See Lalaounis, I. 'Metamorphoses', 1984, p.312-3, ill.p.318, fig.7.
Condition
Inner end of torque signed Ilias Lalaounis and stamped, 'A.21', '750' followed by a maker's mark. Areas of discolouration around the sides of the collar, between 1 and 3 o'clock and again, between 8 and 9 o'clock. Areas of discolouration also visible to the reverse of the pendant where the concentric rings meet. Minor surface wear to the untested yellow metal otherwise. Overall in good condition.
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LALAOUNIS: TORQUE, CIRCA 1980

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
Sep 22, 2021
Starting Price £1,700
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0015: LALAOUNIS: TORQUE, CIRCA 1980

Sold for £2,500
10 Bids
Est. £2,000 - £3,000Starting Price £1,700
London Jewels
Sep 22, 2021 6:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0015 Details

Description
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LALAOUNIS: TORQUE, CIRCA 1980
The frontispiece of spiralling form, designed as an abstract figure performing a ritual dance, signed Ilias Lalaounis, maker's mark, inner diameter 11.5cm, maker's case
Footnotes:
Lalaounis was inspired by choreography and created a number of jewels capturing 'the noble simplicity of man's movement' in a series called, 'Choreographism', of which this torque featured. See Lalaounis, I. 'Metamorphoses', 1984, p.312-3, ill.p.318, fig.7.
Condition
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Inner end of torque signed Ilias Lalaounis and stamped, 'A.21', '750' followed by a maker's mark. Areas of discolouration around the sides of the collar, between 1 and 3 o'clock and again, between 8 and 9 o'clock. Areas of discolouration also visible to the reverse of the pendant where the concentric rings meet. Minor surface wear to the untested yellow metal otherwise. Overall in good condition.

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