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Chrome Brickwork 1930s Necklace by Jakob Bengel

Chrome Brickwork 1930s Necklace by Jakob Bengel

USD$395.00

Additional information

Maker

Jakob Bengel

Size

16" x 1 1/4"

Condition

Excellent (minor fading on some links only visible up close)

Date

c.1931

Marks

"GARANTIE" on jump ring next to clasp; Bengel pieces were not signed

Reference

See Weber-Stöber, p.106 for the same necklace partly laquered

This Jakob Bengel necklace in the well-known Mauerwerk (brickwork) pattern is the epitome of German Machine Age design. This chromium-plated brass piece, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, feels very slinky. You can wear this necklace on either side. Scroll down to see several Machine Age bracelets to wear with this necklace, including two by Bengel.

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