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Georgian “Je Les Egale” Snake Seal Fob

$1,650

Small in scale but big on detail: a Georgian gold wax seal fob rendered in the shape of a snake. The carnelian intaglio base features cupid holding a set of scales with a heart on each side beneath the words "Je les egale," or "I balance them."

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), carnelian, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Lead Time

    5/8", 18" chain

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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.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Snakes:Fertility, Power, Wisdom, Renewal and Healing.

Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.