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1980s Vintage Kenneth Jay Lane Doorknocker Necklace


A beautifully proportioned creation from master of embellishment, Kenneth Jay Lane. This gold-plated necklace features a lion's head doorknocker centrepiece with an articulated ring. Two smaller links of the same design complete the look. Its textured link chain closes with a fold-over clasp and extension link, signed KJL for Kenneth Jay Lane.

Gold plate, 18 inch


Having begun his career as a shoe designer, Kenneth Jay Lane created baubles   in his free time. His first costume jewellery show at New York's Saks Fifth Avenue sold out in one day. His pieces were coveted by the Duchess of Windsor and Jacqueline Kennedy.