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Vintage Gilt-metal and Multicolored Glass Necklace, Attributed to Maison Gripoix for Chanel

Auction:
3250T
Lot:
1468
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3250T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 14, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Vintage Gilt-metal and Multicolored Glass Necklace, Attributed to Maison Gripoix for Chanel, c. 1950, with imitation pearls, lg. 16 in.

Note: A similar example is pictured in Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century, p. 231.


Lots 1452-1495: From the collection of Susan Freeman, a renowned collector of jewelry and couture. She herself designed and produced jewelry in the 1970s; her creations were sold at various New York venues including Henri Bendel, H&J Blitz, and The Stevens Gallery, as well as to private clients. Susan and her jewelry were featured in the "Lookout" section of People magazine in May of 1974. With her husband, Cliff Freeman, Susan traveled the world collecting the rare, unusual, and beautiful.
Estimate $600-800


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

chanel, Henri Bendel, People Magazine, Cliff Freeman, Susan Freeman, Brands, Costume jewelry, Culture, Fashion, Haute couture, Necklace

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