Dating in the pre-1948 period this gorgeous Matl “palomas y rosa” necklace showcases Poulat’s distinctive textured repoussage and is adorned with channel- and bezel-set coral and turquoise. Matilde’s ability to ascribe a folky “earthiness” to her jewelry without sacrificing visual interest or compromising in the level of craftsmanship is more than evident here. The repousse doves are vivid, the rose is vibrant and the stones have wonderful color with the turquoise cabs exhibiting a variety of hues from green to blue…
Size/Weight: 18″ long (wearable); figural stations in the front are 6 1/2″ long by 2″ wide (at their widest); width at the chain is 3/8″ (again at its widest); 84.5 grams
Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately signed as shown with a combination of hallmarks used by Poulat in the 1934-1948 period
Condition: excellent vintage with all its stones present and accounted for, fantastic patina and no damage or repairs noted
SOLD – Thank you!