Antique Victorian 18 Karat Gold and Bloodstone Intaglio Fob SealRegular price $ 1,250.00
A very rich support with plumes and scrolls and 2 Tudor roses at the top and roses all around the frame. The Bloodstone Intaglio has a shield and motto and above the shield is a knights raised armoured arm holding a sword. The 4 section shield has 2 panels each with 10 Crosses and 2 panels of a Lion with 2 Crowns and the motto reads FIDE NON TIMET (Respect the Faith) The Gold work and Intaglio are in good condition and this type of Seal looks best when worn on a 22 inch chain or cord.
Dimensions: Seal head 3/4 X 10/18 ins 1 1/4 high
Origin: English circa 1860
Antique Victorian 18 Karat Gold and White Agate Intaglio Swivel Fob SealRegular price $ 1,600.00
The foliate support holding a White Agate engraved with a fine portrait of Julius Caesar wearing the Laurel Wreath Crown and on the reverse are entwined initials supporting an English Crown with a Unicorns Head emerging. The Gold work and Intaglio are in good condition and this type of swivel Seal looks best when worn on a 22 inch long chain or cord.
Dimensions: Seal head 1 x 16/18 ins 1 3/4 ins high
Origin: English circa 1870
Antique Georgian 18 Karat Gold and Smokey Quartz Intaglio Fob SealRegular price $ 1,800.00
The support of Gothic Revival form to a shell motif frame base. The attractive Smokey Quartz (sometimes called Smokey Topaz) is deeply engraved with a swirling Crest containing a winged Griffon and several darts and circles and at the top of the Crest is a Leopards Head.
The Gold work and Intaglio are in good condition and this type of Seal looks best when worn on a 22 inch chain or cord.
Dimensions: Seal head x 3/4 ins 1 3/16 ins high
Weight: 14.8g Origin: English
Antique French 18 karat Gold Thimble - Little Object for Your Cabinet of CuriositiesRegular price $ 880.00
An Antique French 18 karat Gold Thimble in its original fitted case by Brunet of Chateau Briant and as far as I can judge, mint and unused. There is a French Eagles Head mark for 18k Gold and the makers mark IL or PL with a central long horned steer, both stamped discreetly on the side of the Thimble.
Condition: Very good
Dimensions: 2cm high and a 1.4cm aperture
Antique Georgian Gold Quizzing Glass PendantRegular price $ 620.00
The slightly rectangular Quiz with repousse Roccoco floral decoration on the stem. The lens can be changed by your optician or it can be worn as an interesting Pendant and the Gold tests for 18k.
Dimensions: 7.3 cm long x 4cm wide
Antique Victorian Gold, Pearl and Emerald Frog StickpinRegular price $ 2,700.00
The Natural Baroque Pearl forming the body and with Cabochon Emerald Eyes in Gold settings, the Gold legs with naturalistic frog skin finish and particularly detailed in the reverse where no one except yourself will ever see it, the mark of a fine and particular Jeweller. A long Gold pin and the top feels quite heavy because of the generous use of 18k Gold., an amusing pin for the lapel or tie, This is a very unisex jewel.
Condition Good Dimensions of head 2cm x 2c Length of pin 9cm
Antique Georgian Gold Quizzing Glass PendantRegular price $ 750.00
Antique Victorian 18 Karat 5 Page Book PendantRegular price $ 1,700.00
This is quite an exceptional item. The 5 Gold pages (7 if you count the inner covers), were intended to be engraved with family names, births, marriages etc. and keep the local jeweller busy for many years. However, this Gold Book has never been engraved, so you, the next owner, may wish to restart this charming custom as there are 12 surfaces upon which to keep your family details. The Book has 4 Gold studs on one side which mimic the design of a 2 foot wide family album, a traditional spine and an emblem on front and back.
The piece makes a very "different" kind of pendant.
Dimensions: 2 cm wide x 2.5 cm high
Weight: 15.8 g
Antique Georgian 18 Karat Gold and Yellow Agate Intaglio Fob SealRegular price $ 1,900.00
The support comprising 4 mythological marine serpents to a heavy 5 stepped frame base. The Intaglio Crest with a Shield of 4 divisions, a lion, 3 birds, a cross, 2 leopard heads with 3 more crosses and above the Shield is a Lion. The actual colour of the Agate is a quiet light Brown/Yellow, not the bright Yellow that the photos show. The Gold work and Intaglio are in good condition and this type of Seal looks best when worn on a 22 inch chain or cord.
Dimensions: Seal Head 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 ins 1 3/4 ins high
Large Antique Georgian 18 Karat Gold and White Agate Intaglio Fob SealRegular price $ 1,400.00
The support comprising 8 long leaf shaped straps in a design referred to as a "lantern seal". The White Agate is skilfully engraved with 2 hunting dogs, one seated and the other lying, both joined by a chain.
The Gold work and Intaglio are in good condition and this design of seal looks best when worn on a 22 inch chain or cord.
Dimensions: Seal head 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 ins 1 3/4 ins high