Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840
  • Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840

Antique Garnet and Gold Snake Necklace, Circa 1840

£6,700.00
S6617N

An early Victorian snake necklace, with eight cabochon-cut garnets set in the head, in closed back claw settings, surrounded by scrolling wirework, the mouth is open, with pointed teeth, with a tapering, articulated scale ring link body and an engraved tail end loop, mounted in 15ct gold, circa 1840. In Victorian symbolism the snake biting its tail represented eternal love. In a re-fitted antique box.

Data sheet

Period
Circa 1840
Style
Victorian
Metal
Gold
Stone
Garnet
Measurements
Length approximately 390mm
Condition
Good - Wear consistent with age and use

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