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Watch fob

Object Number: 
INV.12409
Date: 
1775-1850
Medium: 
Gold, quartz, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 3.8 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
carved: across bottom of seal: "MON DIEU EST MA ROCHE"
Description: 
Gold watch fob with quartz seal; bail is a hollow finial with knop attached to fob with arch secured to bezel, the gold is ribbed throughout; the seal depicts a lion passant above a crest with a row of three fleur de lis across the top, with three griffins surrounding a chevron, and an inscribed banner across the bottom of the seal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group