A mysterious antique historic bearded man in profile wax seal fob, the intaglio carved in citrine and encased in an ornate rolled gold fob ... ready for some research and to make an impression!
Who was this important historic figure?
The fob seal likely dates back to the Georgian era (1714 - 1830).
- approximate height measurement - 7/8" (23mm) plus the gold ring
- matrix measurement -5/8" x 1/2" (16mm x 13mm)
- metal - it is not solid gold but likely a gilt gold, also called rolled gold, which consists of a thin layer of gold that's mechanically bonded or heat-fused to a base metal and then rolled out to create jewelry and give the illusion of gold but much less expensive.
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