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Victorian Elephant & Rider Wax Seal Fob


A Victorian novelty wax seal fob modeled in the form of an elephant and rider. The quatrefoil bloodstone base is carved with the initials "EJL". Fobs such as this one were designed to be impressed into a dollop of hot wax to form a decorative seal on correspondence. Sometimes the mountings are figural, but we've never seen one quite like this before.


  • Materials

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

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Very good - EJL monogram (we think!)

  • Size

    1 1/8" length including the bale, 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.