Early Victorian Heraldic Intaglio Spinner Seal FobEarly Victorian Heraldic Intaglio Spinner Seal FobEarly Victorian Heraldic Intaglio Spinner Seal FobEarly Victorian Heraldic Intaglio Spinner Seal Fob

Victorian, c.1850

This attractive antique spinner fob is set with two carved stone panels: one bloodstone, the other carnelian agate. Each panel is carved with a heraldic crest, above Latin motto. The words read "VIVERE SAT VINCERE", or "To Conquer is to Live Enough". According to Fairbairn's Book of Crests, depicted is: "a savage's head affrontée couped below the shoulders", and was adopted by the De Moleyns family in England. Modelled in 18ct yellow gold.

STONES
Bloodstone and Carnelian Agate

MEASUREMENTS
2.4 x 2.1cm - Diameter of panel: 1.4cm

WEIGHT
7.5g

MARKS
No marks present, tests as 18ct gold

CONDITION
Very good, with lovely antique patina

Item ID: 5392


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Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold / Brown, Size: 2.4 x 2.1cm

Early Victorian Heraldic Intaglio Spinner Seal Fob

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