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Georgian Turquoise Watch Key with Lapis Cat Intaglio


This phenomenal Georgian pendant does triple duty as an object of beauty, a watch-winding key and a wax seal fob. The seal is made of lapis lazuli and features an intaglio of a big cat. An exquisite object crafted for utilitarian (at the the time it was made, c. 1820) purposes.


  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), 14k gold bolt ring (tests), turquoise cabochons, 6.5mm lapis lazuli slab, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good - two of the larger turquoise cabochons have cracked and been repaired

  • Size

    2 5/8" length, 3/8" at the widest point, 18" chain