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Marie-Christine Pavone Galalith Cat Brooch - 1980's

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    Posted 4 years ago

    Betty1978
    (58 items)

    Here is a large galalith brooch (approx. 3" 1/2) by French jewelry designer Marie-Christine Pavone, probably dating from the 1980's. I bought it on Price Minister a few weeks ago for 12 €.
    This piece is part of what Pavone calls her "old series". They were designed and made at the beginning of Pavone's career in the early to mid eighties, hence the "old series" description. They were very labour intensive, so not produced in commercial amounts. They are extremely limited in number, with only a few examples of each one made. A few of the designs are based on the works of 20th century artists such as Picasso, Pollock, Miro, Delaunay etc. They are all completely hand made and hand painted, using old Galalith. I live the lively colours and naive shapes of Pavone's jewelry.

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    Comments

    1. davyd286, 4 years ago
      Thank you for introducing a new artist! Btw, what does "bought it on Prime Minister" mean?
    2. Betty1978 Betty1978, 4 years ago
      Thanks for your comments! Sorry, I should have explained: Price Minister is a French website where you can buy second end items... :)
    3. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Every cat gets my vote!!! Lovely brooch! :)
    4. Betty1978 Betty1978, 4 years ago
      Thanks Martika! :)
    5. davyd286, 4 years ago
      What a peculiar name for a second-hand market!
    6. Betty1978 Betty1978, 4 years ago
      I agree Davy! ;)
    7. lentilka11, 4 years ago
      Lovely!
    8. Betty1978 Betty1978, 4 years ago
      Thanks lentilka11! :)
    9. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 7 months ago
      Very cool cat....
    10. Betty1978 Betty1978, 7 months ago
      Thank you! :)

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