Victorian Obelisk Gold Seal Fob Pendant

Victorian Obelisk Gold Seal Fob Pendant

C.1870. An unusual 18k gold obelisk seal fob. The fob is in the shape of obelisk, and two garnet cabochons adorn two sides of it. The seal is made of chalcedony, and the carved motto says in French 'Je Ne Change Qu'en Mourant'; 'I change only in death.' translated in English. Along with the motto, there shows an image of a Laurel leaf which symbolizes 'constant and unchanging- evergreen'. It is a beautiful and sentimental piece. Overall in great condition. 

N-S: Approximately 1.70"