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Necklace, 1929

This is a Necklace.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1929. Its medium is platinum, carved rubies, diamonds.

This lavish and colorful carved ruby and diamond necklace of 1929 dates to the year Van Cleef & Arpels opened its first shop in New York and may well have been offered there.

It is credited The Adrien Labi Collection.

  • Compact
  • enamel, onyx, carved emeralds, sapphires, amethysts, rubies, diamonds, gold.
  • Private Collection.
  • 41.2016.19

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Bracelet, ca. 1920
  • platinum, diamonds, emerald-cut ruby, ruby beads.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.9

Its dimensions are

L: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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