Antique Gold, Turquoise and Diamond Snake Bracelet. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York

Fashioned of gold layered scale-shaped links, terminating in a snake head engraved with a stylized floral design, accented by three tapered bands of round turquoise and rose-cut diamond eyes, its mouth grasping a gold heart pendant engraved with a scroll motif, accented by cabochon turquoise, reverse with glazed compartment with woven hair, one small turquoise missing, approximately 14.8 dwt. Length 7 3/4 inches. With original fitted box.  Estimate $3,000-4,000

Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10am. www.doylenewyork.com