Beautiful early vintage Chinese apple jade beaded necklace with a very finely carved and pierced oval element mounted with prongs in a 14KT gold setting with a slide clasp. Circa 1930. Marked 14K and tests positive for
14KT gold. The beads graduate from large to small and back again to large at either end of the center element. 15 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at the center. The carved gold mounted
element is 1 5/8 inches side to side and 1 inch top to bottom. The beads graduate from 5 mm to 10 mm in diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.