Antique Victorian 1840s French wax seal signet ring with modern shank ✶ SALE ✶

A Victorian intaglio wax seal ring showing Cupid undermining a heart and the French, "Peu à peu," or "Little by little." The intaglio is carved in carnelian and set in a handsome fob-style bezel with an open back. This is one of many "mottos and devices" cataloged in William Tassie's collection, published in 1830. We acquired this seal with its original frame but with the original fob component absent. We chose to pair it with a handsome mid-century band, half-round and trimmed in milgrain. Ring face measures 15.5mm x 20mm and the etching is crisp and wonderful: ideal for stamping, wearing, and admiring!

Measurements: Size 8 US, 6.7 grams
Era: Wax seal ca. 1840s, shank ca. 1950s
Markings: Keepsake 14K inside the shank
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