Alexander van Slobbe - Tichelaar Makkum - Pearls of Makkum - 1 pearl White 45 mm 1 pearl white 25 mm.
Netherlands - 2000- Present - Porcelain
Pearls of Makkum is a jewellery collection by fashion designer Alexander van Slobbe and the oldest company in the Netherlands: Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum (from 1572). After together making a series of porcelain knots and the lid for the perfume bottle of Van Slobbe's women's label orson + bodil, they came up with the idea of porcelain jewellery.
The first Pearls of Makkum were made in 2006: a collection of porcelain pearls in varying sizes and shapes and with different glazings and decorations which could be purchased separately or as a strung necklace.
This lot contains 2 pearls.
Diameter large pearl 45mm and the smaller pearl with a diameter of 25mm
Including package leaflet.
Part of the collection of i.a. Museum of Art & Design, New York, Design Museum Den Bosch, Centraal Museum Utrecht.
ALEXANDER VAN SLOBBE
KONINKLIJKE TICHELAAR MAKKUM
PORCELAIN IN ENAMEL, ⌀45MM & 25MM
CASTING IN PORCELAIN, GLAZED
INCLUDING MATCHING RIBBON
- No. of items
- Designer/ Artist
- Alexander van Slobbe
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Tichelaar Makkum
- Estimated Period
- Country of Origin
- As new - unused