Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
December 7, 2010 10:00 AM
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2529BLocation: BostonDate / Time: December 07, 2010 10:00AM
Impressive Vintage Grape Cluster Festoon Necklace, Miriam Haskell, c. 1950s, designed by Frank Hess, the clusters of pate de verre beads and prong-set strass, alternating with gilded metal leaves covered entirely with roses montees, suspended from gilded metal and marquise-shape strass chain, lg. to 16 in., unsigned.
Note: A similar example with imitation baroque pearl grape clusters is pictured in The Jewels of Miriam Haskell by Deanna Farneti Cera, p. 129.
Without visible issues barring normal wear with age.