ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN PERIOD 15K GOLD DOLPHIN SHAPED INTAGLIO SEAL FOB c1800
An antique English, 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts, possibly gold filled to the base) fob; finely modelled as two dolphins / fish, with engraved decoration and a carnelian agate intaglio seal base, engraved 'MBT' (or similar) in reverse.
High quality, rather unusual & so collectible...and perfect for wear on a chain!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of detail wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 26 mm tall, base 20 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. 9.7 grams.