Watch fob

Watch fob
Title
Watch fob
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 )
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
Object Number 
INV.12409
Marks 
carved: across bottom of seal: "MON DIEU EST MA ROCHE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group