A Victorian swivel fob of superior quality with a carnelian intaglio crest on one side and a bloodstone monogram “WCB” (or “CWB”) on the reverse. The crest, which belongs to the Butlers, is described in Fairbairn's as “out of a ducal coronet a plume of five ostrich feathers and therefrom a falcon rising.” The family’s motto is “Comme je trouve" which means “As I find.”
18k gold (marked), carnelian, bloodstone, new 14k gold chain
Birmingham hallmarks for 1893
Very good - M & M makers mark
1 1/4" length including the bale, 7/8" width, 18" chain
1837 — 1901
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.