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  • We acquired this object.

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2018

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Pendant Necklace, 1920s

This is a pendant 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 Neil Lane Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1920s. Its medium is diamonds, carved jade, platinum.

The bright green carved jade of this necklace shows that the appeal of chinoiserie and color spread to American fashion.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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  • Vanity Case, ca. 1927
  • carved nephrite, platinum-mounted diamonds,enamel, gold, carved jade,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.81
  • Sautoir, ca. 1926
  • platinum, pearls, diamonds.
  • Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A2010.08.
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Its dimensions are

L x D: 27.9 × 0.3 cm (11 in. × 1/8 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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