277: Alexander S. Calder, Sterling Silver Spiral Brooch
Alexander S. Calder (Am. 1898-1976) classic silver concentric spiral hand hammered brooch. Provenance: Private collection, Woodbury, Connecticut, acquired directly from the artist (a gift from the artist to the owner/consignor's mother for her birthday in May 1952, and a subsequent gift to the consignor). The purchaser of the lot will be given a notarized writing by the owner/consignor documenting the gift of the brooch to the owner/consignor's mother, her friendship with Mary Calder, daughter of the artist, and her many visits to the Calder residence in Roxbury, Connecticut. 2 1/4" diameter.