London, South Kensington
10 April 2001
An early 19th Century fob seal modelled as a globe on stand,
the glass globe, cracked, painted in colours and inscribed with cartographic details, turning on an axis within a gold cage, the foot with bloodstone matrix engraved with the Doves of Pliny, the locket base incorporating a glazed hair compartment, 2.4 cms.
See plate 13
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