A 19thC gold and bloodstone seal

Estimate: $250

Lot Description

A 19thC gold and bloodstone seal, the ornate mount set with a polished bloodstone engraved with the blazon of Hanmer: two lions passant guardant, crested: on a chapeau turned up ermine a lion guardant sejant, motto: Garde l'Honneur (Maintain honour), tests as 18ct and higher. Provenance: Estate collection. See also lots 282, 284, 288 and 290.