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Antique Chinese Silver and Cobalt Blue Glass Bird Choker Necklace

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Asian Antiques5149 of 7263Small 6" Japanese Flambe' Vase / Circa 18th Century ?asian 3d
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Posted 4 years ago


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I date this necklace from about 1920-30. It is marked on back, and first I thought I had found a match on the website: Wing Nam & Co (Hong Kong); - the marks in my photo are upside down, however, looking closer, I see it may not be an exact match. Please do not hesitate to contribute your suggestions. I'm not sure if the focal glass element is carved or molded - other necklaces of this style I've seen were identified as "carved" but I usually like to be sure first. The silver is very dark from tarnish and as much as I'd like to see the contrast of gleaming polished silver with blue glass, I plan to leave it the way it is.


  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    I adore the blue color!
  3. Zowie Zowie, 4 years ago
    davy286 I just put a set of earrings down they have a similar look I was wondering what mine could be made of & this has at least given me a way to turn to look mine has no marking that I remember but the gold does appear to be gold.
  4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
    You know, I would have cleaned these, just because gleaming silver with that blue would have been far more attractive, and, I would argue, more valuable.
  5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
    Very beautiful! What color and shine!

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