Very unusual antique Victorian triangular shaped fob pendant. C1880.
Fantastic intaglio carving of a classical figure in a dished circle at the centre of the triangle. Highly polished black hardstone agate is expertly carved , has no evident damage and is perfectly secured in it's lipped band setting. In excellent condition throughout, this piece is a delightful rich shade of rose gold and results from careful testing confirm the gold purity as 15ct 625/1000. This was an often used standard during the late 19th century. The eyepiece and top jump ring are very sturdily fashioned and show barely any wear. Height of the fob is around 1 1/4 inches and the weight approximately 5.1 grams. Personalised with a very clear hand engraved name of J. Harcourt along the bottom rail. This may have been the owner's name or possibly the jeweller who sold it as was sometimes the case.
A highly prized type of decorated fob which has an attractive classical bust subject.A stunning addition to your collection or makes a delightful pendant to wear on your antique or vintage chain.
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Rare Antique Victorian 15ct Rose Gold Triangular Intaglio Agate Fob Pendant
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