It depicts a copy of a statuette by Falconet owned by Sir Joshua Reynolds and was mounted as a fob- seal and worn by Reynolds from his watch-chain and used to seal letters.
Pendant-seal: Winter/Garden Nymph protecting a flower by Edward Burch RA, late 1760's
© Ashmolean Museum
- Chalcedony in a gold mount
- Face: 3 x 2.5 cm; Mount: 3.8 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,200 ( Total: £4,400)
- Acquired in:
- S J Phillips
Sir Joshua Reynolds RA commissioned the work; Esmerian Collection, New York until January 2001; S J Phillips.