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19thC Enamel and Hardstone Figurine Engraved Bust Fob Seal - Homer

Seal Detail

An unusual and attractive enamel and hardstone fob seal dating to late 18th/early 19th century, the handle of beautiful enamel work on copper featuring a regal figurine in ermine-lined, green robe (sadly, head missing)  and white shoes standing on a blue ground decorated with flower, the oval matrix of pale brown hardstone, probably jasper, well engraved with the bust of Homer. 

In good general condition commensurate with the item's age, save for the missing head of the figurine and some damaged/missing enamel work to the cushion

Seal Specification

Height 20mm

Diameter of matrix  15mmx18mm 

Weight 4g