Art Deco Platinum Diamond + Pearl Reverse Carved Rock Crystal Pendant
A gorgeous carved crystal pendant from the Art Deco (ca1920) era! This fabulous piece is comprised of a stunning teardrop shaped reverse carved rock crystal pendant which hangs from a diamond and pearl encrusted bail. The carved image is of a robed man or woman who is swinging a censer, a vessel used for burning incense, which hangs from 3 long cords. The depiction, which is carved into the back and shows through to the front, is very detailed and includes soft folds in the robe, billowing incense smoke and and intricate facial features. The teardrop shaped rock crystal, which is particularly large in size, has faceted edges and hangs from an ornate platinum topped 14kt yellow gold bail. The bail is riveted through the top of the pendant and detailed with two natural seed pearls and eight sparkling old European Cut diamonds. This stunning piece is truly a work of art and would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The pendant hangs approximately 2 7/8" long, is 1 3/4" at its widest point and has a depth of 1/4".
Condition: The overall condition of the pendant is excellent. There are a few minor surface scratches in the crystal and a couple minor chips along the edge; none are noticeable when worn. There is no apparent damage to the bail and all of the diamonds and pearls are intact.