18ct gold necklace with a double hinged opening, the yellow gold oval tube further curved ergonomically to sit perfectly on the neck and shoulders, connected by hollow struts made in contrasting white gold to three smaller internal yellow gold arcs that terminate in six black onyx discs. Designed by the Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass and produced by Cleto Munari in Milan in an unnumbered edition of 9 between 1984 and 1986. Applied plaque near clasp stamped with Cleto Munari's maker's mark [1311 VI] and 750. Exhibited: Scultura Aurea, Gioielli d'Artista per un nuovo Rinascimento (Palazzo Ducale, Urbino 2019).
18ct Gold, Black Onyx
H 7.9" W 6.7" Diameter disc: 0.7"