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Sold - COURRÈGES Vintage 1965 Space Age Eskimo Sunglasses

Iconic and well-documented Courrèges "Eskimo" sunglasses from 1965 with an off-white plastic frame and lenses with slit cutout details. Silver-tone Courrèges logo on left arm. Back of lenses signed "Deposé" and "Patent PV 52 62", made in France. A pair of these sunglasses is held by the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute, New York.

Reference pictures: (1) Francoise Hardy, (2) Sondra Peterson by Fouli Elia, 1965, (3) André Courrèges by Brian Griffin.

CONDITION
Very good vintage condition with minor signs of general wear. One visible brownish discoloration to the left cutout (see pictures).

MEASUREMENTS
Total frame width 15,0 cm/5.9"
Width from arm to arm 14,0 cm/5.5"
Lens width 5,5 cm/2.2"
Lens height 4,7 cm/1.9"
Total frame height 5,7 cm/2.3"
Arm length 15,0 cm/5.9"