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    Sale 5379

    Vintage & Modern Jewellery at South Kensington

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    A 19th century gold and Swiss enamel serpent flexible necklace

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century gold and Swiss enamel serpent flexible necklace
    The naturalistically articulated serpent composed of graduated tubular links with black enamel stylised scales and white enamel markings, the head with gem-set eyes, circa 1840, one ruby eye deficient, approximately 56.0 cm. long

    See front cover illustration


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    Post Lot Text

    C.f. Christie's London, 2nd October, 1991, lot 234 for a similar serpent necklace