UNUSUAL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH GOLD AGATE DOUBLE SEAL FOB c1800 TURNBULL
An unusual, larger-scale antique English gold (possibly solid in places) fob; finely made, with an intaglio bloodstone seal base engraved with a country house / Scottish castle, and the inner frame inset with a smaller gold filled fob that swivels out to reveal a carnelian agate seal engraved with an armorial bull crest and the motto 'We Sav'd The King' in reverse - the crest and motto for the Turnbull family.
Lovely quality, most intriguing & so collectible!
CONDITION: All original and generally good. Some signs of wear & gilding loss commensurate with age and use. May benefit from a clean.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 36 mm tall overall, seals 30 x 24 mm & 23 x 19 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. 23.0 grams.