Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 185

Zuni Sterling & Turquoise Snake Cuff

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
One silver cuff with the depiction of a rattlesnake constructed of multiple stones. Two large stones of turquoise and quartz sit to the left of the rattler while two strands of rounded turquoise run the length of the piece at top and bottom. Stamped "sterling" and "ZUNI." Cuff inner diameter measures approximately 2 3/8". Piece weighs 2.445 ozt (76 g). Silver exhibits patina consistent with age of items and some green discoloration. Several stones are missing from the decorative strands and a section of the rattlesnake's tail. There is evidence of bending inside the cuff. Sold AS-IS for repair and restoration. Keywords: Native American, Amerindian, American Indian, Navajo, Zuni, gemstones, gems, bracelet, bracelets, fashion