Coppola e Toppo unique multi row necklace with dynamic clasp/sidepiece, 1950s

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An exceptional and unique multi row necklace by Coppola e Toppo, composed of graduated blue half crystal beads, with a sumptuous decoration, composed of leaf shape elements made of silver plated wire and rose montees paste. The decorative piece contains a hidden stud closure,found on certain models by Coppola e Toppo. The decoration can be worn at both the side and back of the necklace, and sits easily on the neck. The necklace is signed.
Bruno and Lyda Coppola created magnificent and highly distinctive jewellery from their workshops in Milan, from the late 1940s, continuing successfully until the mid Seventies. Highly successful in their own right, both in Europe and in particular the USA, with their own lines, they designed many pieces for the haute couture designers such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Valentino, Pucci, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Ken Scott and Roberta di Camerino.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. The clasp and decorative element measures 6.5" long, and 2" wide. The outside length of the necklace is 26". The widest point at the front is 4".
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    4 in. H x 2 in. W x 15 in. L
    10 cm H x 5 cm W x 38 cm L
  • Length
    15 in. (38 cm)
  • Weight
    290g
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    v3092150930927683fs
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

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Located in London, GB

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