Maxwell Chayat Bangle Set - American Modernist - Sterling Silver
Rare Maxwell Chayat Sterling Silver set of 3 bangles. This piece came out of an estate which had originally purchased each of the pieces directly from Chayat in 1963-65. The bangles in this set are all slightly oval shape, one is smooth silver, another alternates between smooth and twisted areas and the last one is fully twisted sterling. Rare and fantastic piece of wearable art.
Chayat's work is in private collections and synagogues across the world. His work has been shown at the Smithsonian Institution, Cooper Union, the Jewish Museum of New York and the Newark Museum.
The widest part of the opening varies depending on the bangle from 2 11/16" - 2.75" The smooth bangle is signed "Chayat Sterling" Good vintage condition with minor wear and original heavy patina.