A wonderful mid Victorian period brooch.
15 carat yellow gold example.
Designed as an entwined snake. Set with turquoise stones to the head and garnet cabochon eyes.
The reverse with a tiny lock of hair in glass.
CONDITION ; Very good. Well set stones, all look to be original. Crisp design. Clean piece. The brooch section has been applied. Please view photographs.
WEIGHT ; 4.7 grams
SIZE ; 36mm x 22mm approx
HALLMARKS ; none, tests as 15ct