Important Chanel Serpent Necklace, Workshop: Goossens

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Important gilt snake necklace by Robert Goossens for Chanel. The artistry of this workshop is shown in the manipulation of dozens of gilt filigree caps in descending sizes used to articulate the shape and body of the serpent.

The head is realistically rendered with 2 green pate de verre eyes. It is hinged in 2 places for entry and can be worn in a variety of positions. The scale of this unique piece is kind of insane, which makes it nicer in our opinion.

Interior measure 14.5", Complete length: 26"

Signed: CHANEL

Details

  • Designer
    Chanel
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    AU11102525333
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