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Lot 0574
A late Victorian gem-set snake brooch. Designed as a curb-link chain bar, with writhing snake overly, with red gem crest and green gem eyes. Length 3.5gms. Total weight 4.9gms.


  • Overall condition fair. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Snake possibly not original to the bar section.
  • Base metal pin replacement.
  • Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and surface scratches.

  • Electronically metal tests vary in different areas, results inconclusive.
  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    A late Victorian gem-set snake brooch. Designed as a

    Estimate £100 - £150Dec 14, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Emma Scriven
    Jewellery and Antique & Modern Jeweller
    Augusta House
    19 Augusta Street
    Birmingham, B18 6JA
    United Kingdom
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