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15ct Gold Coiled Snake & Pheasant Seal with Carnelian Intaglio of a Crest

847F
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A wonderful and unusual marked 15ct gold seal. It has a detailed carved intaglio crest with the words “Prudens simplicitas” and “Esto Perpetua” – family mottos – and the same bird and coiled snake that is in the gold work. It would appear to be a double centenary commemorative seal as it has engraved on the sides ‘1706 • 1808′ and ’18th June 1908’.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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Wonderful seal!

Date & Origin

Condition

Excellent

Provenance

English

Materials

Gold Carnelian

Hallmarks

Assayed in Birmingham 1901, 15ct
Maker's mark 'Vaughton'

Measurements

Sideways 1 ¼ in / 3 cm in height by 1 ¼ in / 3 cm in width
Carnelian base ⅞ in / 2.3 cm in height by ¾ in / 1.9 cm in width

Item Number

847F

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