A rectangular, carved licorice Bakelite pendant with applied cameo dangles from stations of rigid celluloid triplets connected by clear celluloid rings in this authentic Deco era necklace, circa 1930s-1940s.
The pendant is approximately 2 3/8 inches x 1 7/8 inches with a 3/8 inch profile or thickness. Continuous chain (no catch) measures about 24 inches long. Weight of the necklace is approximately 32 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. Chain free from cracks and compromised links. Bakelite (positive test via 409) free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Cameo crisp and clean. Nice luster / sheen. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The necklace is not signed, consistent with many Bakelite pieces. Circa 1930s-1940s.
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Bakelite Cameo Pendant Celluloid Chain Necklace