Enamel, ruby and diamond bangle, mid 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
Modelled as a hinged coiled serpent, the body applied with turquoise enamel, highlighted with cushion-shaped and rose diamonds, the eyes set with cabochon rubies, inner circumference approximately 145mm, fitted case stamped Hunt & Roskell, some damage to enamel.
Property of a Scottish noble family.