4 December 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 588
GBP 400 - GBP 500
A two-colour gold fob-seal
ENGLISH, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
the handle formed from two entwined snakes, each of a differing colour gold, the rounded rectangular base with a two-colour gold side frieze of flowers and foliage, the citrine matrix with engraved phrase, "Pensee a moi"
and a further gold-mounted fob-seal, the handle formed from serpents the oval matrix with engraved coat of arms, English, mid nineteenth century -- 2.9cms.
The arms are those of Metcalf of Beare Park, Bedale and Bellerby, York and Louth Park, Lincoln.
See Plate 10 for part lot (2)
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