American or European
Late 19th century

Object Place: American or European


Height x width x depth: 1.6 x 6 x 1.5 cm (5/8 x 2 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilded metal

Not On View


Americas, Europe, Jewelry


Bracelets and armlets

This tarnished gilded metal hinged bangle bracelet is in the form of a coiled snake. The snakes head and tail are on the front of the bangle and the front half of the bracelet between the hinge and clasp is incised with cross-hatching to imitate scales.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik