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18th Century Derby Chelsea "Mother Hen" Porcelain Fob Pendant

$2,500.00

18th Century Derby Chelsea "Mother Hen" Porcelain Fob Pendant

$2,500.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1750

An original 18th Century porcelain Derby Chelsea period fob seal. This particular piece features a Mother Hen with three Chicks, and displays the pastel colouring typical of the Chelsea factory. The original gold bail and seal base are both present on this Georgian piece. These seals would have been given as love tokens by the rich and famous of the day. The piece bears a French motto, in red lettering, that reads: "AIMONS NOS PETITS".

STONES

Agate Hardstone

MEASUREMENTS

Height: 23.5 - Width: 16.7mm

WEIGHT

4.2g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION

Excellent

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