Its sleek, serpentine lines have become a popular decorative motif for the most inventive creations.
Chloé by Karl Lagerfeld, black wool dress highlighted by a snake in gold, baguette beads, with a rhinestone head and glass cabochon eyes
Paris, Hôtel Drouot, February 24, 2023. Nouvelle Étude OVV. Mrs Telliez.
Natural history and the history of symbols aside, this reptile remains fascinating for its sculptural beauty. It can take any shape, much to the delight of artists. Whatever the culture, and as far back as the dawn of time, its fluid, undulating lines have never ceased to inspire. Since antiquity,…
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