David Andersen "Chariot" Neck Ring - Sold

A striking neck ring designed by Unn Tangerud for the Norway-based studio David-Andersen. The piece displays Tangerud's expressive style of design; the silver appears almost dripped instead of rigidly cast. Her unique aesthetic marries ethnographic influences with space-age details. The neck ring was titled "Chariot" and included in David-Andersen's "Troll Series" of 1964.  Pieces from the collection featured simple silver designs which made use of local stones found in Norway. Emphasizing the simplistic beauty of natural materials, this was a new direction for jewelry at the time.

Year: c.1964

Material: Sterling silver 
Pendant stamps: "INV. U.T" (invented by Unn Tangerud), "Uni D-A Norway", "925 Sterling"
Neck ring stamps: D-A Norway, Sterling 925S
Condition: Excellent

Pendant Length: 6 cm / 2.4 inches
Pendant Width: 4 cm / 1.6 inches

Neck ring length/width: 12.5 cm / 5 inches


Uni David-Andersen Necklace


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