An early 19th century gold pendant
Lot 182
An early 19th century gold pendant
Sold for £840 (US$ 1,411) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jewellery Oxford
8 Jan 2008 11:00 GMT

Auction 16166
Lot Details
An early 19th century gold pendant
With central glazed panel depicting two cherubs making wine, within a border designed as a coiled serpent, its tail in its mouth, with textured scales in cross hatched design, with circular suspensory loop also designed as a coiled serpent, over all length 4.5cm.


  • The coiled serpent symbolised eternity.

    See illustration opposite.
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