Rare Guy Vidal large pod necklace. Vidal was a master of juxtaposing textures, this piece has a balances smooth and textural, silver and coppery/brass. His play on negative and positive space is extraordinary. The Pod Necklace was exhibited in the National show "Craft Dimensions Canada" in 1969, held at the Royal Ontario Museum. A sensational piece, by one of the best Canadian sculptors.
Vidal is a true master at sculptural pieces of wearable art, his work contains depth, texture and stunning stylized design. Often regarded as the best of the Canadian Modernist of the 1960-70's due to his unique and highly stylized designs. A true work of wearable Modernist Art.
Measures 2.5" long x 2" tall x 1" thick The chain measures approx. 29" in total length Hallmarked using Vidal's "GV" logo, this dates it to 1966-70 Good Vintage condition with dark original patina and wear appropriate to age.