Vintage 1940 Lion Dragon Hybrid Griffin Pendant Necklace

Beautiful large and heavy engraved pendant houses a lion head and dragon body hybrid creature and is finished with flat tiered hanging tassel like attachments.  Chain is attached to each side of the pendant

  • Unsigned.
  • 20" chain, 6 3/4" pendant height, 2 1/2" pendant width

History:  The term ‘Griffin’ refers to a hybrid creature, mostly represented as part eagle and lion.  This particular necklace resembles the Cockatrice Griffin which has a lizard or snake like hybrid.  It is said to have magical abilities including turning people into stone.


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Type: Necklace    
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