Swank Vintage Intaglio Cufflinks Bavarian Crystal Leda and the Swan Mid Century
Rare opportunity to own a pair of extraordinary reverse cut intaglio style cufflinks from Swank's "Arts of the World Collection." Considered exclusive and high end back in the early 1960's and uncommon to find today, these beauties were cut from Bavarian Crystal and tell the story of Leda and the Swan from Greek mythology in which Zeus (disguised as a swan) seduces Leda, a princess, and wife of King Tyndareus. These cufflinks are really breathtaking in their detail, and would be a fabulous addition to any vintage cufflink collection.
1 1/8" wide x 7/8" long with lever swing backs.
Bitchin Retro Notes: These cufflinks have been thoroughly cleaned and all silver tone areas have been given a light polish.
Vintage jewelry is rarely perfect. We will do our best to note any obvious flaws, but flea bites, and small scratches are to be expected. These cufflinks are in excellent vintage condition. Please view all photos with zoom to see characteristics of this listing, and note the measurements provided, as we use a telephoto lens to show as much visual detail as we can. This may enhance size perception. We would be happy to answer any questions, or provide additional photos.
Excellent = very little to no visible wear, though minimal flea bites/scratches may be seen thru a loupe or magnification.
Very Good = normal wear and tear typical for the age which can be seen up close, as well as flea bites/scratches seen thru a loupe.
Average = significant wear seen with and without a loupe. I will note specifics and provide photos.
We want you to be happy with your purchase, and have provided information to highlight the features and any imperfections or vintage love on our pieces. We also share condition descriptions (and lots of pictures) so that you are aware of how we arrived at our opinion. If despite our best efforts we miss something, we will be happy to work with you.
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