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Georgian Carnelian Intaglio Spinner Fob

$2,500.00

Georgian Carnelian Intaglio Spinner Fob

$2,500.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1820

A fine antique spinner fob set with a carnelian panel, intaglio carved on both sides. One face features a bust (presumably of the owner) while the other has two cherubs or putti, each with a heart held in one hand, beneath the words UNO AL ALTRO (Italian for One to the Other)

The stone panel is set in a 15k gold mount, and spins within a gold frame that’s adorned at the top with a knot motif. It dates from the early 19th Century, circa 1820.

STONES

Carnelian Agate

MEASUREMENTS

2.5 x 2.1cm

WEIGHT

4.2g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION

Very good, some general wear commensurate with age

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