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Georgian “Pour La Constance” Wax Seal Fob

$1,100

This Georgian wax seal fob features a carnelian intaglio of cupid standing beside a heart on a plinth. The god of love is in the act of placing a laurel crown on the heart, he stands beneath the words “Pour La Constance” or “For Constancy.” It was meant to be pressed into hot wax to create a decorative seal for correspondence in the days before gummed envelopes.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), carnelian, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    5/8" x 3/4", 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.