A mother of pear and gold desk seal.
.Restauration period.

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A mother of pear and gold desk seal. <br>.Restauration period.
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Pear-shaped seal in mother-of-pearl and gold. The mother-of-pearl handle is embellished with stylized rinceaux. The gold seal is ornamented with rinceau and stylized flowers on a studded background. The intricacy of the craftsmanship allows for plays of light between the polished and studded gold. The seal on the bottom features a double crest topped with a crown. This seal is characteristic of the Restauration period where a whole industry in mother-of-pearl arose and decorated numerous decorative objects during the early 19th century.
Weight: 1.2 oz (34 g)
Height: 2.8 in (7 cm) Width: 0.8 in (2 cm)
Seal: Length: 0.8 in (2 cm) Width: 0.6 in (1.5 cm)
Gold mark: ram head, 1819-1838
Restauration period. Circa 1818-1839. A few light traces of use.
REF: 3906.
Price: 1400€


A mother of pear and gold desk seal.
.Restauration period.