Chanel Iconic Bronze and Pearl Necklace

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Massive bib with multiple strands of hand made faux baroque pearls of varying sizes mixed with graduated gilt bronze cupid plaques and chains.

Based on a famous Chanel necklace created in the 1930s, this supersized version was created by Maison Goossens almost 40 years later. Made in the interim period after Chanel's passing and prior to to Lagerfeld's arrival.
Famous Horst images of a reclining Chanel wearing original necklace in her 18th Century demi lune chaise.
Images by Horst, 1937
Unsigned with original box.

Details

  • Designer
    Chanel
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent. Necklace is large and abit heavy. An original Horst image is available, item G11050314349. In original box.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU11112525354
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