Reserved ****Aage Dragsted signed 1930s rare Danish Art Deco 22 chrysanthemum panel necklace

£600.00

Sumptuous design, red flowers backed in bright silver gilt – pure quality, signed piece by Dragsted

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Such a rarity of a piece and it is impressive to say the least. It is a fully signed piece of 1930s Danish (Copenhagen) design by Aage Dragsted, jeweller to the Royal Court of Denmark. He also made pieces for the Russian Royal Court and the Greek Royal Court, so really was at the very top of his game. This necklace sings the motifs of the Art Deco period in such a stunning way – the red and gold of the flower panels and even the chrysanthemum motif, hinting at the oriental influences of the day. A wonderful thing!

Aage Dragsted’s name is synonomous with quality and should not be confused with the latter Modernist designer E. Dragsted.

I have seen some rather simplistic enamel and silver pieces by Aage Dragsted but never a piece with as many enamel panels as this, 22 altogether!! so this is a real treat. The necklace is in excellent condition, including the enamel. The red, lustrous enamel is highlighted beautifully by the gold wash that has been applied over the silver. If you consider the reverse of the necklace, you can see how the condition of this necklace is remarkably good. It is a heavy, tactile piece of jewellery and looks just wonderful when worn. It seems to fit like a glove and I am sure you will understand what I mean when you wear it.

It is fully signed by the designer with his maker mark of a crown with the letters A.D below and then “MONSTER BESKYTTET 826S”

In lovely condition and ready to wear. The photos do not do it justice-it is a remarkable piece and a wonderful survivor from a maker who supplied the Royal Courts….staggeringly impressive 22 panels. It measures approx 18 inches (46cm) in length.

Box is for display purposes only. Thank you!