Antique gold seal fob, spinning fob, lyre

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A beautiful antique 9ct yellow gold seal fob.

It is a spinning fob, cased in decorative floral engraved gold, one side set with a smooth dark green bloodstone and the other with a carved sardonyx bearing initials.

The initials, in fancy script, appear to be JW or IW.

The top of the seal is shaped intricately like a lyre with an integral loop at the top.

The bloodstone remains un-carved so this could be personalised.

It is unmarked, tests as 9ct gold, William IV era c1830's.

Would make a beautiful pendant, Albert chain fob or bracelet charm.

Good used condition overall, signs of use and wear commensurate with age, there is a small hole in the gold in the lyre, the bale at the top has been replaced with a base metal one, there is evidence of soft solder on the piece.

Approx measurements:
1" height
0.5" width at the base

Weighs approx 2.72 gram

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