This traditional Chinese necklace form is in the shape of a lock and features 3 people and an animal. The process for forming the design on the pendant is repoussé, which gives it wonderful depth by raising the scene in relief. Above the pendant is a silver decoration featuring a crane, representing good fortune and longevity. The pendant resides on its original black silk cord. Circa 1900.
Details.....The pendant measures 3.5" x 2.57", the silver crane above it measures .74" x .68". It is in excellent vintage condition. You should always expect some wear on antique and vintage jewelry, we consider it part of the charm.