London, South Kensington
4 December 2001
A gold combination fob-seal and watch key
ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
the handle formed from four scrollwork supports, the circular amethyst matrix with engraved crest and initials, F.P.,
The crest is that of Pitt.
and a further gold fob-seal, the handle formed from four foliate supports, the square base with cast foliate frieze, the bloodstone matrix engraved with a crest and initials, with gold coiled snake suspension ring, English, early nineteenth century -- 2.6cms.
See Plate 10 for part lot (2)
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