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Louis Rousselet Festoon Necklace
Product Code: J815144
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Product DescriptionThe most fantastic early Louis Rousselet gilt brass and amethyst poured glass glass bead festoon necklace.
This beauty dates from 1930's.
A single row of gilt and amethyst beads supports three rows falling in a festoon with gilded brass spheres embossed with gilded wire. The disc shaped amethyst poured glass beads are capped with gilt brass findings.
The fabulous clasp is designed as a twin gold tone leaf with a hook and eye, which is stamped to the back Made in France, the typical early Rousselet mark.
This clasp was widely used on Rousselet's early pieces The gilt filigree work, findings and beautiful hand poured glass beads are of such high quality and again typical of the work of Rousselet. The gilt rose and pierced gilt backs is also widely used in the early Rousselet pieces.
The amethyst poured glass beads are exceptional and of such vibrant colour when they catch the light.
Length of 28 inch with 2 inch fall.
In very good vintage condition with a lovely patina consistent with the age of this early piece.
You will rarely come across such an early piece of Rousselet and of such stunning design. A one off and worthy of any collection.
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