Consider this wonderful '70s vintage Miriam Haskell double chained necklace in goldtone with painted porcelain plaque pendant. The necklace features two different style chains gathered with filigree caps, one at approximately 28 inches and the other 17 inches. The necklace employs the slide clasp introduced in Haskell jewelry circa 1975. The shorter chain is suspended on an engraved bail with Haskell's signature Russian goldtone finished pendant. The top and sides of the pendant are graced with detailed foliage. A filigree plate is fitted at top with a built up multi pronged setting showcasing a painted porcelain glass cabochon. Framing the plaque are wired white glass beads. The porcelain plaque is intricately decorated with three floral blossoms along with their foliage. Colors are in shades of pastel pink, yellow and green. The plaque measures about 2 1/2 inches including bail x 1 5/8 inches at it's widest point. Profile is approximately 1/2 inch. Weight of the necklace is approximately 42 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. Goldtone finish intact. Some appropriate minor age wear to goldtone on shorter necklace chain. Porcelain plaque,beads and Russian goldtone pendant framework excellent with no damage. Beadwork secure. Porcelain plaque has no chips, nicks. cracks or breaks. Paint remains intact with no rubs or fading. Original necklace slide clasp strong and secure. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Clasp is signed on one side with "Miriam Haskell" , the other with the familiar patent number "3427691". Reverse of pendant is signed within an oval cartouche "Miriam Haskell". Circa 1970s.
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