Enamel, gem-set and diamond 'Snake' bangle, Bulgari, circa 1960. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.

Modelled as a whimsical snake, the flexible body applied throughout with blue, gold and yellow enamel, highlighted by a cabochon sapphire and circular-cut diamonds on the head, accented by eyes set with marquise-shaped rubies, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, inner diameter approximately 40 to 44mm, signed. Estimation 320,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot. Vendu 875,000 HKD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 08 avr. 2013 - www.sothebys.com