Antique Nouveau Pendant Necklace Krementz Enamel Amethyst Pearls 14k Gold (6259)


Antique Art Nouveau necklace pendant. 14k yellow gold, enamel, amethyst and natural baroque pearls. Made in Newark, New Jersey by the Krementz company circa 1895-1905. <P><P>
Measurements: a little over 15 inches (38.5cm) total length; central pendant approximately 3cm top to bottom. Weighs 7.1 grams.   <P><P>
Description: Made to sit at the nape of the neck. Pendant necklace with gold chain swags connecting natural baroque pearls. The central pendant with strong Art Nouveau design - whiplash, elongated swirls overlapping one another. A raised oval amethyst is colette set in gold. On either side the amethyst and gold are echoed by a pair of leaves, exquisitely enamelled in violet-purple and yellow. Golden scrolls with very fine detail. Beautiful workmanship. Extremely fine example of American Art Nouveau.  <P><P>
Marks: engraved 14k and maker's mark for Krementz, who operated in New Jersey from the 1860's.   <P><P>
Condition: good with negligible wear commensurate with age. It is rare to find a piece of this delicacy in such a good state - pearls and enamel with no flaws and no restorations.  Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.   <P><P>


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