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ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)


ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Exceptional large Jointed Cameo Pendant, Rochester, NY, 1973
Forged, fabricated, and formed sterling silver, copper, and gold, with antique cameo, pearls, and Delrin
No visible markings
17" x 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"
Designed around an antique cameo, it is hinged to conform to the contour of the body.
Provenance: Collection of the artist
Published: Lucie-Smith, The Art of Albert Paley, 1996, no. 161
Exhibited: The Metalwork of Albert Paley (Retrospective Exhibition, 1962 - 1975) Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 1980
Albert Paley: Sculptural Adornment, Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1991
Albert Paley/Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics, & Decorative Arts, Florida State University Museum of Fine Art, Tallahassee, FL (traveling exhibition 2001 - 2003)

Archive # JN 1973 03

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