Bracelet, Mario Buccellati, c.1960



formed from seventeen ‘hour glass’ links in eighteen carat yellow gold with delicately textured surfaces, the clasp denoted by a reeded oval thumb piece.

Signed:’Mario Buccellati’.
Marked: 750
Italian, c.1960.

Length: 20.5cm

Starting with a shop in Milan in 1919, Mario Buccellati (1891-1965) built an empire which would include boutiques in Rome, Florence and New York by 1954. The firm’s distinctive style and use of innovative goldsmithing techniques provided them with a captive post-war audience, who were eager for colourful and luxurious designs.