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Georgian Intaglio Seal Fob "La Fortune Passe Partout"

$1,100.00

Georgian Intaglio Seal Fob "La Fortune Passe Partout"

$1,100.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, 1824

A superb Georgian intaglio seal fob dating from the early 19th Century. The shield-shaped bloodstone panel has been carved with a heraldic crest - an eagle, wings outstretched, with one talon on a drinking horn - and motto: "La Fortune Passe Partout" which translates as Fortune In All Things (or Fortune is Everywhere). It's modelled in 18k gold, with exceptional textured detailing and English hallmarks from the year 1824.

STONES 

Bloodstone

MEASUREMENTS 

Height: 3.1cm

Base: 2.0 x 1.8cm

WEIGHT 

8.3g

MARKS 

English hallmarks for 18k gold, Birmingham 1824

CONDITION 

Excellent

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