The devil with love! A cheeky little disagreeable devil carrying away Cupid wax seal necklace pendant. This little devil, complete with horns, a tail and holding a pitch fork is carrying away Cupid on his back surrounded by the French phrase LE DIABLE EMPORTE L'AMOUR which translates THE DEVIL WITH LOVE or more popularly THE HELL WITH LOVE.
Hand cast from a Georgian era French bone desk wax seal, that dates back to 1714 - 1830, and shown in the photo but not available for purchase.
- approximate measurement - 5/8" x 5/8" (17mm x 16mm)
- photographed with a 1937 US dime for scale
- wax seal charm metal - sterling silver (.925 silver)
- chain - a sterling silver cable chain with a spring ring clasp.
- select the necklace chain length or just the charm at checkout.
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