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ART NOUVEAU (1890 - 1910)

Rattle Snake Brooch


ART NOUVEAU (1890 - 1910)

Rattle Snake Brooch

Gold, opal, diamonds

H  2.40cm (0.94 in)  |  W  3.00cm (1.18 in)

Origin American, c. 1900
Marks Star 14K
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 8.00 Grams

A fine Art Nouveau Rattle Snake brooch in gold opal and diamonds.
The Rattlesnake is regarded as a symbol of American independence and freedom.
The beautiful opal has the appearance of a glorious Monet pond which has entranced the gaze of the snakes.

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 205

Price Code

Ref No   7756