Vintage Korean Bolo Necklace - Hahoe Yangban The Aristocrat
Believed to be from the 1970's, this bolo pendant necklace is awesome, and a Korean take on the traditional theater mask of comedy and drama popular in the US. Of the many Korean masks, this is the Yangban - an aristocrat or nobleman who is known for his mixture of 'bluff and composure.' So cool!
Mask - 2 1/2" long x 1 3/4" wide. Bolo cord is 37" long (18 1/2" per side) with 1 1/4" rectangular endcaps.
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Bitchin Retro Notes: This pendant necklace is in excellent vintage condition and has been thoroughly cleaned. Please see condition descriptions below.
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. 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. We will note specifics and provide photos.
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