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ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH 15K GOLD OUROBOROS SNAKE NEPHRITE BROOCH c1820

195.00

An antique English 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; finely modelled as a coiled 'Ouroboros' snake (symbolising eternity), around a natural nephrite cabochon (or similar).

Most distinctive, so collectible & very wearable!

CONDITION: Very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Will possibly originally have had a locket to the middle, stone possibly an old addition, with faint signs of solder.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 28 x 22 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.

WEIGHT: Approx. 6.3 grams.

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