4 December 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 564
GBP 350 - GBP 400
A GOLD FOB-SEAL
ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
THE HANDLE WITH CHASED FLOWERS AND SCROLLWORK, THE BASE DOMED AND FLUTED ABOVE A FLORAL FRIEZE AND HINGED TO REVEAL A SMALL GLASS COVERED COMPARTMENT, THE BLOODSTONE MATRIX WITH CARVED COAT OF ARMS
THE ARMS ARE THOSE OF KENSIT AS GRANTED TO THOMAS GLOVER KENSIT OF SKINNER'S HALL, LONDON, IMPALING GREGG OF DERBY AND HAMMERSMITH, CO MIDDLESEX.
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