Rare Guy Vidal large pod necklace. Vidal was a master of juxtaposing textures, this piece has a balances smooth and textural, silver and 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 28" 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.