Renoir 1950s "Beatnik" Copper Belt

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In the 1950s, copper jewelry was favored by the Beat Generation who eschewed more precious metals and jewels. Malleable and easy to shape, it is a handsome metal in its own right. This copper belt is beautifully designed and sits perfectly on the waist. The ingenious closure is a length of chain between two copper buttons.The back has an interesting half moon detail. A wonderfully unique piece.
Details
Designer
Renoir
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Marked Size
Fits a 26-30" waist (US)
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU499531572
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