An Antique Victorian ruby and garnet snake necklace, circa 1...





An Antique Victorian ruby and garnet snake necklace, circa 1890, unmarked gold settings designed as the graduated articulated body of a snake, the foliate embossed and chased head set with oval-cut rubies, 2 cabochon garnet eyes and suspending ruby heart memorial locket from mouth, necklace length 36cm, 15.3g

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1 link has a broken scale, all stones present, rubies are a very vivid pinkish red each with a few internal minute fractures only visible through a loupe, heart has 1 tiny dent, clasp working, unmarked

Auction Date: 5th May 2023 at 10am

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5th May 2023 10am (Lots 1000 to 1494)

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