Rare Georges Delrue Brooch made out of Sterling Silver set with two pearls. Delrue is known for his fluidity in his designs. This piece reminds me of a Lily of the Valley flower.
Wonderful Brooch by one of Canada's best goldsmiths.
An article in the Vie des Arts in 1964 by Jacques De Roussan describes Delrue and his work:
The artist, regardless of his chosen field, is constantly searching for
new dimensions to set him free from the engulfing routine and master
Montreal jeweler Georges Delrue, in search of plastic reality, is no
Delrue works in metal and manages each time to produce a work with
new spontaneity. Each new piece seems to have more fluidity of movement
and a new feeling of warmth. Delrue’s art is one in which the
spiritual feeling springs from its spontaneity.
Delrues work can be seen in major museums and collections including
- Musee Les Arts Decoratifs Paris
- The National Gallery of Canada.
The brooch measures 3" x1.25"
Hallmarked "Delrue Sterling"
Good vintage condition with minor surface wear and some patina.
Only 1 available