ANTIQUE ENGLISH MOTHER of PEARL & PINCHBECK DESK WHEEL SEAL c1800's
An antique English pinchbeck desk wheel seal, with a mother of pearl handle and set with six molded glass and agate intaglio seals, with various motto's in reverse, including: 'All's Well', 'Forget Thee? No!' etc.
Lovely quality & extremely collectible!
CONDITION: All original and good. Slight signs of gilding wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Seals approx. 10 x 8 mm, 3 ¾ inches long overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 26.3 grams.