Antique Blackamoor Seal

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Antique Blackamoor Seal

£3,500.00

Description

An 18th Century Blackamoor seal. The different colours of the agate carved to reveal the head set with tiny rose cut diamonds in the eyes and ears. The turban has a white border set with a gold loop and the base is set in carved silver. The seal at the base which has been restored, also features the head of a blackamoor, the intaglio created from a square cut amethyst.The gold is not marked and tests as 15ct.
English Circa 1780

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Material and Technique Multi coloured agate, silver, amethyst, diamonds and gold.
Origin British
Period 18th Century
Condition Fair
Hallmark None
Dimensions Height: 2.25 inches

Product REF: 9614