A fob was an important accessory to the 17th and 18th century man. It would have been worn directly attached to the chain of one’s pocket watch. The seal was used as your personal signature.
This is an outstanding smoky quartz intaglio depicts two men shouldering a two-person bamboo carrying pole with brush axes in their hands. Balanced in the center of the carrying pole is a large tree with exposed roots.
Metal: 9 - 10 karat rose gold
Measurements: quartz 20 x 16mm, fob 34 mm high x 20.5 mm wide x 29 mm long
Weight: 15.1 grams
Notes: chain is not included