Antique Egyptian Revival Necklace
Egyptian Revival faience and hardstone necklace, strung on wire with gold fittings.
Diameter: 4 1/2 in.
Provenance: Retailed by A La Vieille Russie, ca. 1950.
This design takes inspiration from Egyptian “wesekh” style necklaces, a term meaning “broad one.” The necklace shape was inspired by ancient floral collars.
Model photo by Karen Fuchs