Art Nouveau Plique a Jour Enamel Necklace
Right out of the Art Nouveau era comes this gorgeous plique-a-jour enamel gold gilded necklace. Ornate curved links have colorful plique a jour enamel geometric shapes linked one to the other and connect to a geometric shaped pendant in the front. Colors of red, cobalt blue, and green and yellow show their brilliant color and glow like stained glass in the light. Each side of the pendant has a swivel hook on the piece with a square link at the back that an additional piece of chain could be added for extra length. The choker is a superb piece of authentic Jugendstil jewelry.
Measurements: 14.5 inches long with the pendant adding an additional 1.5 inches
Circa: 1910 - 1920s
Condition: In overall good condition with no chips or nicks to the enamel. Plique à jour enamel in overall good condition with no deficient enamel. Normal signs of wear commensurate with age and wear. The gold wash remains predominantly intact as seen in the photos.