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Georgian Snake & Amethyst Spinner Seal Fob

$1,500

A Georgian carved amethyst swivel seal fob with three intaglios: the initials "FFW" in gothic script; Philippians 1 Ch V 3 ("I thank my God in all my remembrance of you"); and a remarkable bust of a nude woman with her hand and arm demurely raised to cover her bare breasts. Best of all, the gold mounting is rendered in the shape of a pair of snakes whose tails coil together to form the bale.

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  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), amethyst, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1" length, 7/8" width, 18" chain

Georgian

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GeorgianEra

17141837

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.