A beautifully hand carved ivory and silver writers wax seal or sceau. The ivory handle is of a Whippet with its long and slender muzzle and long tail between his legs, a typical characteristic of this breed of dog. In the 19th century.
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A Roman sapphire intaglio - Circa 2nd Century A.D. Though they were keenly collected in antiquity, most carved gems originally functioned as seals, often mounted in a ring; intaglio designs register most clearly when viewed by the recipient of a letter as an impression in hardened wax. A finely carved seal was practical, as it made forgery more difficult - the distinctive personal signature did not really exist in antiquity.
A GOLD AND CITRINE SEAL WITH LAPIS LAZULI MATRIX UNMARKED, PROBABLY ENGLISH, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The facetted citrine handle with foliate-chased mount, the matrix with intaglio crest, coronet and initial D above a motto scroll Extant Recte Factis Premia 2 ½ in. (6 cm.) high
Center Carnelian Intaglio Gold Ring | From a unique collection of vintage band rings at https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/rings/band-rings/
Hand Engraved Gold Crest Ring With Engraved Image of a Stag | From a unique collection of vintage more rings at https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/rings/more-rings/
Antique Citrine Intaglio Eros Signet Ring | From a unique collection of vintage signet rings at https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/rings/signet-rings/
Antique Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring | From a unique collection of vintage signet rings at https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/rings/signet-rings/
9k rose gold birmingham 1875 4.8mm band size 4.75 ((about))Each country in the British Isles has it's own foliate or floral emblem. For Ireland, it's the shamrock; Wales, the daffodil; England famously has the rose; and for Scotland, it is the thistle. This unusual Scottish wax seal ring dates to 1875. The 9k rose gold mounting holds an amethyst intaglio carved with a double-headed thistle and the words "Fair ta ye". ((details)) Materials: 9k rose gold, amethyst intaglio Age: c. 1875 Condition: Excellent Size: US 4.75, can be resized for an additional fee of $90; 4.8mm hoop Location: To see this piece in person, visit our shop in Nolita, New York.
Ancient & Medieval History — Gold and Banded Onyx Ring Depicting the Eagle of...
MEDIEVAL ARMORIAL SIGNET RING, WITH LOMBARDIC INSCRIPTION. Germany, late 14th century. Gold and crystal.
Rare Gold, Carnelian Intaglio, and Enamel Ring - Marie Zimmermann (1879-1972)
Elizabeth Locke- Have wanted this ring for 5 years~ one day maybe?
http://rubies.work/0770-blue-sapphire-earrings/ Victorian Heraldic Bee Signet Ring
Tintenfass als Souvenir de la grand tour - Kunsthaus Lempertz
Stunning antique .800 silver rotating wax seal wheel with polished clear quartz handle. Circa 1910. The wheel spins to utilize multiple wax seal
"Probably the most common reminder of wafers is the wafer seal and this cross hatched seal matrix is one of the most common seals at antique fairs. These hatched seals could also be used for sealing wax, but they are more commonly associate with wafers. The wafer seal was also frequently designed into writing equipment and it is often a surprising accessory in quill knives, pencils and conventional seals."
GEORGIAN AMETHYST GLASS WAX SEAL This is a Georgian glass intaglio seal, it reads 'Be right & then go ahead'. It measure 1.2cm wide.
14kt Gold and Chalcedony Seal Ring, the armorial with knight's helmets and an arm clutching a sword, 21.2 dwt, size 9 1/4