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18th Century French 18-Karat Gold-Mounted Moss Agate Wax Seal, circa 1760

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Antique mid-18th century French 18-karat gold-mounted on translucent moss agate sealing wax case, of cylindrical form, the openwork gold mounts chased with scrolls and flowers, mounted with an old cut ruby push button and enamel band along the lid 'lamour vous L'offre - love offers it to you'. The base bearing a contemporary crest. Condition: In excellent condition, no damage. Size: Height 9cm Width 2cm Weight 34g.  

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown (Maker)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1760
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 3.55 in. x Dm 0.79 in.

    H 9 cm x Dm 2 cm

  • Diameter
    0.79 in. (2 cm)
  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Seller reference number
    A5138
  • Reference number
    LU134829481833

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