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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3256B Boston
May 21, 2019 12:00 PMCalender
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Victorian Gold and Turquoise Snake Necklace

$13,530$11,000
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 3256B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 21, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Victorian Gold and Turquoise Snake Necklace, c. 1845, the pave-set turquoise head with cabochon ruby eyes and rose-cut diamonds, joined to a flexible body set with cabochon turquoise, lg. 15 5/8 in.

Note: A similar example is pictured in Understanding Jewellery, by David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti, plate 108.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Some discoloration to turquoise. Tarnish, minor overall wear with age.


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Keywords

David Bennett, Daniela Mascetti