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."
14k gold (tests), carnelian, new 14k gold chain
- Lead Time
5/8", 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.
Serpents were the bodyguards of the ancient world.