UNUSUAL ANTIQUE PERSIAN 18K GOLD ENAMEL ARABIC INTAGLIO SEAL FOB / CHARM c1824. An antique Iranian / Persian solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) fob, with floral enamelling and set with a green agate (possibly glass) intaglio seal base engraved with old Arabic script in reverse, translating as "I, Fatima, the slave of Allah, legitimize this document with this affixed seal". Most intriguing, so collectible & very wearable! Translation & detective work courtesy of Fred Rose - many thanks again! Some signs of wear & some enamel loss commensurate with age and use.
Column slightly bent, easily improved. Tiny applied motif a little loose. DATE/MARKS : Early Qajar Dynasty, stone carved in 1824. DIMENSIONS : 29 mm long overall, seal 17 x 14 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
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The item "UNUSUAL ANTIQUE PERSIAN 18K GOLD ENAMEL ARABIC INTAGLIO SEAL FOB / CHARM c1824" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837".
The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.