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Early 1920s Necklace Great Big Art Glass Beads On Chain
A great very vintage early 1920s European, likely Czech necklace with an even greater provenance story. Big, heavy bright turquoise blue glass beads swirled with thin yellow and wider navy blue, strung on oxidized silver colored fine chain, with a vertical bead with bead drop, designed to call attention to the breasts. Unmarked. Measures 27 inches long, plus the 2.5 inch drop portion. This belonged to my consignor's great aunt, whose parents emigrated from Russia and was a Ziegfield Follies dancer in vaudeville. She married a much older vaudeville promoter, and Lou Abbott of Abbott and Costello fame was the best man at their wedding. He later became the box office manager for the Cleveland Indians and Browns. The necklace was one of many gifts bought on business travels in Europe by the husband, who showered his young wife with gifts. Quote from family: He worshipped Anna and treated her like a princess. The necklace is in excellent condition, is all original, and has no damage. These necklaces with the extremely heavy beads on fine chain did not survive well, so it is a nice find. I will of course combine multiple item purchases for actual cost only shipping, by combined weight.
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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue, Size: One Size
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Courtney Hubbel, East Lake Ontario Shore, NY
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