9ct Gold Cased & Black Basalt Seal Fob featuring Classical Nude Male, Antique Georgian c.1820.

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TBJ04286

9ct Gold Cased & Black Basalt Seal featuring Classical Nude Male, Antique Georgian c.1820.  This superb quality example features a very fine engraving of a Classical nude male holding what appears to be some fabric possible a toga.  The seal itself is made from black basalt and may in fact date to the Roman period and was placed within the 9ct Gold Cased frame during the Georgian period when there was great interest in the Classical aesthetic.

Dimensions are:

Height 2 cm or 0.79 inches, Height of Seal 2.7 cm or 1.06 inches, Width of Seal 2.2 cm or 0.87 inches.

Weight 7.1 grams or 4.6 dwt



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