This Georgian wax seal fob features a bloodstone intaglio of a mouse creeping toward a trap beneath the word "Beware." A cautionary message that was meant to be pressed into hot wax to create a decorative seal for correspondence in the days before gummed envelopes.
14k gold (tests), bloodstone, new 14k gold chain
7/8" length, 1/2" x 5/8" base, 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.