Victorian Obelisk Gold Seal Fob Pendant

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C.1870. An unusual 18k gold obelisk seal fob. The fob is in the shape of obelisk, and two garnet cabochons adorn two sides of it. The seal is made of chalcedony, and the carved motto says in French 'Je Ne Change Qu'en Mourant'; 'I change only in death.' translated in English. Along with the motto, there shows an image of a Laurel leaf which symbolizes 'constant and unchanging- evergreen'. It is a beautiful and sentimental piece. Overall in great condition.
- N-S: Approximately 1.70"

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Date of Manufacture
    C.1870
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU50933493703
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