ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN PERIOD 15K GOLD ANCHOR SHAPED TASSIE SEAL FOB c1800
An antique 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts, base will be gold filled) fob; finely modelled as an anchor, and set with an ancient Roman-style Tassie-type molded glass intaglio seal base, depicting a classical figure playing a lyre (or similar).
Unusual, distinctive & very collectible...perfect for wear on a chain too!
CONDITION: Generally good. Frame & base possibly an old marriage? Some denting to base and loss around frame joint, perfectly secure. Wear to seal commensurate with age and use. Please see pictures for overall condition.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 30 mm tall, base 19 x 17 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 6.1 grams.