Intaglio Monogram Bloodstone & Carnelian Double Flip Fob Pendant Charm 9k Gold Antique Victorian

Midas Antiques

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Stunning English antique 9ct yellow gold flip watch fob, pendant or charm dating from the late Victorian period. Set with an intaglio monogram bloodstone to the one side, to the other a blank carnelian stone, there are minor edge nibbles to both stones but they are of a great colour & detailing please see the pictures. We read the initials in the monogram to be 'D T H O'. Pretty detailing to the shoulders, & good movement to flip. The gold hallmark can be found to the side of the stones, it is a little rubbed, please see the pictures, Birmingham assay with the date letter for the year 1883. Traditionally found hung from a gentleman's watch chain, but today found hung as a pendant from a necklace as well as a charm from a bracelet. Fabulous antique double flip fob.
Size including bale 4.0 x 2.1 x 0.8 cm or 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.3 inches.
Weight 6.8 grams or 4.3 penny weight.