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Large Victorian 15ct Gold Oval Snake Brooch

585K
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The Victorians loved snake jewellery. The snake represented eternal love, so it often appears in rings, pendants bracelets and brooches. This brooch is a lovely example. The snake is well modelled and has small cabochon ruby eyes. It was made circa 1880.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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Date & Origin

Condition

Very Good

Provenance

English

Materials

Gold

Hallmarks

Unmarked, tested to 15ct gold

Measurements

Width 60mm
Height 55mm

Item Number

585K
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