Rare 1920s Max Neiger Peking Molded Art Glass, Brass & Gold Bullion Sautoir Necklace
I dare you to try to find a more exemplary and exquisite Art Deco statement necklace. This one takes the cake! This wonderfully ornate and strikingly beautiful necklace is truly an heirloom piece! Based on research, we do believe this is a Max Neiger piece.
The photographs do not even begin to capture the beauty of this piece. To say it's breathtaking would be an understatement!
Fashioned in heavily decorated and detailed brass, this sautoir necklace features an amazing faceted rectangular amethyst Czech glass pendant surrounded by jade colored molded glass, amethyst glass cabochons and three engraved brass leaves. Below the pendant hangs three Peking glass bugle beads finished with round amethyst glass beads. The centerpiece ha a green glass bead and an engraved brass bead.
The oversized pendant bail is equally as spectacular, with intricate engravings and 2 graduated amethyst glass cabochons and one Peking glass cabochon.
The lower portion of the necklace chain is made of multiple strands of braided gold bullion with a string of purple and green glass beads entwined. The strands culminate with a brass etched bead cap.
The upper portion of the necklace is comprised of Peking, Czech glass and engraved brass beads. Necklace fastens with a barrel clasp.
Total Length: 23"
Pendant Drop: 3.75"
One of the bead caps in the upper portion of the necklace has a tiny bit of tarnish. There is one very tiny scratch on the amethyst glass pendant. Flaws are not noticeable. Does not detract. Priced accordingly.