A quality antique solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) fob; finely modelled as a donkey with opening baskets saddle vinaigrettes, and set with a faced amethyst base
A rather lovely and high quality example...very collectable & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Old repair visible to foot, one basket a bit tricky to open - see pics. Natural inclusion visible to amethyst.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 18 mm tall, base 13 x 11 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).