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Victorian Gold and Turquoise Snake Necklace

Auction:
3256B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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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.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

David Bennett, Daniela Mascetti, Cabochon, Diamond cut, Fashion accessories, Gemstones, Jewellery, Minerals, Necklace, Turquoise

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