ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOTHIC ENGLISH 15K GOLD JET AGATE STAG CREST DESK SEAL c1860
An exceptionally fine quality antique English desk seal, with a finely crafted Whitby jet handle, 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) fittings and a rotating seal section, set with bloodstone & carnelian agates, the carnelian face engraved with a stag crest & the motto 'Faciam' (I Will Do) in reverse.
Terrific quality, so collectible & ready to use!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. May benefit from gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Mid 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 3 ½ inches long, seal 18 x 16 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. 25.0 grams.