Antique Victorian rotating wheel desk stamp. Featuring a handle crafted from faceted amethyst quartz that tapers to an ornate gilt ormolu collar and revolving wheel. A beautiful example with 6 different intaglios all engraved into semi precious stones. In good antique condition. Some small chips to the handle and intaglios commensurate with age and use. Measures 3 5/8" length.
The six intaglios include:
Black Onyx: UXL in a scroll
Bloodstone: 'Only room for me'
Amethyst: 'Vive Le Roi' (Long live the king) above a fleur-de-lis.
Chalcedony: 'All's Well'
Black Onyx: 'Secure Whilst Urgent'
Chalcedony: 'To Live & Die For What I Love