A mid Victorian 14ct gold turquoise snake memorial brooch. D...

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A mid Victorian 14ct gold turquoise snake memorial brooch. Designed as a snake, with turquoise cabochon highlights and ruby eyes, coiled around a glazed hair panel. Length 4.6cms. Weight 7.4gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Possible replacement gems. Wear to some mounts.
  • Safety chain issuing from mouth is a later addition.
  • Glazed panel with lock of hair.
  • Glass with small nick and slight surface scratches.
  • Ruby eyes presumed foil back, appear a slightly pinkish red hue.
  • Turquoise are a medium blue through slightly greenish blue and green. One with small chip.
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  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    Auction Date:
    15th Feb 18 at 11am GMT
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