a wooden and brass brooch, executed in her own workshop, Stockholm ca 1948-52
Carved in an organic shape, details of brass, stamped in the wood TORUN. 7 x 5 cm.
30 000 - 40 000 SEK
2 970 - 3 960 EUR
The vendor's family were friends with the Bülow Hübe family through their summer vacations at the island Romanö in the early 1950's.
Compare lots nr 628:168, 628:169 sold at Bukowski's auction in November 2020. These originates from the same family.
Ann Westin, "Torun - Conversation with Vivianna Torun Bülow Hübe, Carlsson Bokförlag, 1993, p 27 see similar pieces shown hanging on the wall in the studio.
Torun had her first studio up at an attic in Stockholm. She was a young student and also a mother and had to work with the materials she could afford at the time. She was very much inspired by African works of art.
When is the viewing and auction?
Bukowskis Modern Art + Design
Viewing 5 – 9 May, Bukowskis, Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm.
Auction 10 – 11 May, starts 1 pm, Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm.