A Georgian pendant in the shape of an urn, the handle formed by two snakes. Modeled in carved wood and 18k gold, the hinged lid opens to reveal an empty cavity large enough to hold myriad small objects, even ashes. An incredibly special piece.
18k gold (tests), wood, new 14k gold chain
1" length, 18" chain
1714 — 1837
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.