Massive Egyptian Revival Style Jeweled Serpent Ceremonial Necklace

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Massive Egyptian Revival style jeweled serpent ceremonial necklace c 1970s
The avant-garde exotic bib necklace is designed with burnished brass tone metal with an aged darkened patina

The unique artisan necklace is embellished with four glass bezel sets stones
The collar plate is designed with rows of chains with dangling serpent heads
The brass metal collar plate is framed with sinuous scrolled designs echoing serpents. The sides of the necklace are designed with two circular repousse medallions interspersed between the chains

The exotic ethnic bib necklace makes a very unique dramatic accessory

Measurements:
The drop length from the clasp to the center dangling serpent head measures 15" 1/2 inches

The chain length measures 20" 1/2 inches from the clasp to the catch
The crescent shaped metal plate measures 5" 1/2 inches in length

The burnished brass metal is unpolished with an aged tarnished patina

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent. The brass metal has an aged darkened patina. Polishing the metal is left to the preference of the buyer.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    20.5 in. L
    52 cm L
  • Length
    20.5 in. (52 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU736383852
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Santa Barbara, CA

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