Cachet - natural rock crystal - 18th / 19th century

Description
Cachet - natural rock crystal - 18th / 19th century
France

A rare cachet of mountain crystal with a height of 7 cm.
You can see from the top the engraved French coat of arms of a count. The top is slightly oval; 4.7 cm. x 4.4 cm, the bottom with the engraved family coat of arms is also oval: 3.5 cm x 3 cm.
Beautifully engraved weapon with crown and helmet sign, cloak of two lions and the motto; PRO REGE ET PATRIA (FOR KING AND COUNTRY).

Lot details
Object
Cachet
Material
natural rock crystal
Estimated Period
18th / 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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