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Georgian “Lege et Crede” Carnelian Seal Fob

$1,350

Scholars and librarians: "Lege et Crede" is Latin for "Read and Believe". A carved carnelian wax seal is set in a 14k gold fob. The text is backwards, as the seal was meant to be pressed into hot wax, leaving a right-way-around impression.

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  • Materials

    14k gold, carnelian.

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Excellent

  • Size

    7/8" length, 1/2" x 3/8" base.

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