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Diamanté & Gold Snake Chain 1950s Necklace by Adolph Katz for Coro

Diamanté & Gold Snake Chain 1950s Necklace by Adolph Katz for Coro

USD$175.00

Additional information

Maker

Coro

Size

17 1/2" x 5/8" (at the center)

Condition

Excellent

Date

1953

Marks

"Corocraft PAT. PEND."

Reference

Design patent D170,994 issued to Adolph Katz in 1953

This Coro necklace features gold-plated fretwork embellished with baguette-shaped diamanté as its centerpiece. A pear-shaped diamanté adorns the tail of the hook-and-tail closure of the snake chain. This piece is another great example of the work Adolph Katz produced for Corocraft, Coro’s high-end line.  What’s interesting is that this piece appears in an October 1, 1953 Vogue ad with the following copy:  “excitingly beautiful as Paris by night … Vendome by Coro“.  (Vendome later became another one of the company’s high-end lines.)

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