London, South Kensington
28 May 2002
A gold fob seal
ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
with scrollwork handle, the pivoted revolving triple crystal matrix with engraved arms, initials and a male bust study
and a further gold-cased fob seal with scrollwork handle, the base with a raised floral frieze, the bloodstone matrix with engraved coat of arms -- 3.4cms.
The arms are those of Hood impaling Marrow or Mallow.
See Plate 6 (2)
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