A chased bloodstone seal fob, c.1840,
with a coat of arms and motto 'Toujours Prest', translated as 'always ready'. A deeply chased bezel with a gadroon back and scrolling urn with acanthus leaves and ridged bale, with a split ring. Tested as approximately 14/15ct gold, split ring tested as approximately 9ct gold. 45mm long including split ring, 25.03g
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Sold for £420
Minor surface wear only.
Light surface marks.
The split ring is noticibly more rose gold in colour, and splayed open.
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Auction: Fine Jewellery and Watches, Tue, 28th Jun 2022
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