Lot 36 (Jewellery and Silver, 21st November 2017)

A Victorian gold snake or serpent bracelet

A Victorian gold snake or serpent bracelet, c.1850,
with graduated basket-style links with quatrefoil bead cluster decoration. The naturalistic head with a pear-shaped cabochon garnet, emerald eyes incised scale and scrolled wire decoration to a, concealed box clasp and later safety chain, pendant drop deficient. Tested as approximately 15ct gold. A later case by Asprey & Co. Ltd., New Bond St., London. 119mm long, 15.56g

Sold for £1,400

Condition report
Slightly dirty, light tarnish.