It just doesn't get much better than this! A Classic machine age chrome linked necklace with 2 colors of applied enamel.
Center front closure.
Two attached "lapis" blue/gold tear shaped glass beads dangle on a thin chain.
You can see this necklace on pages 122- 123 of Art Deco Schmuck: by Christianne Weber. This style of necklace is referred to as "Kragen-Colliers", or "Collar Necklace". The year of production is given as 1931.
Measurements: Approx. 16" around. The widest point in the front measures 2" across.
Condition: Condition is excellent. The enamel is excellent, with very little wear. No chrome loss. You can see a few enamel paint spatters on the enlarged view, not visible at normal range.
This is very comfortable to wear, and generates a lot of comments from people who see it.
Attributed to Jakob Bengel Company, Germany, 1931.
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* Click Here for pages 122-123 of Art Deco Schmuck