19thC English Hardstone & Gold Desk Seal

Seal Detail

A hardstone and gold desk seal, dating to the early 19th century; the handle of carved, rounded top and faceted sides form of striated agate of predominantly brown and black shades with a distinct and attractive thin white band running throughout, tapering to a charming heavily decorated gold collar and cushion mount, with a rectangular matrix with rounded corners of a spectacular banded agate with dominant white streak, well engraved with a set of initials, possibly BD.   

Seal Specification

Height 60mm

Diameter of matrix  16mmx13mm 

Weight 34g