Lalaounis Suite Hammered 20-22K Yellow Gold

$23,200.00 USD

Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black, the suite includes an 20-22K yellow gold hinged necklace, bangle and earrings, marked Ilias Lalaounis.

A bold gold jewelry set inspired by the simple form of a prehistoric tool. 

  • 20-22K hammered yellow gold jewelry set
  • Earrings have clip-on style fasteners (non-pierced)
  • Accompanied by signed pouches.
  • Purchased 6-11-1998 in Paris. 

The book Ilias Lalaounis "Metamorphoses" page 40

    Ilias Lalaounis stamp - 750 GREECE A21 

    Necklace: 14.5 x 1 in. (36.8 x 2.54 cm) and weight 46.6 DWT (72.5 grams)
    Bangle: 6.75 x 1.15 in. (17.1x 2.9 cm) and weight 33.2 DWT (51.6 grams)
    Earrings: 1-1/16 x 15/16 in. (2.6 x 2.3 cm) and weight 11.3 DWT (17.6 grams)
    T.W.: 90.85 DWT (141.3 grams)

    A tool made of stone and an ornament made of gold both express an aesthetic message equally valid for prehistoric man and for the twentieth century. All pieces marked 750 GREECE A21.

    Ever clever in her approach to wearing jewelry, Shirley Temple Black is shown wearing one of the earrings as a ring in the accompanying photo.