19thC Continental Crystal Armorial Desk Seal

Seal Detail

Impressive 19th century crystal desk seal, probably German, the handle of urn form with rounded elongated top, engraved with floral decoration, the fluted short stem to plain bulbous urn of elongated form to an integral fluted collar and oval matrix engraved with, as yet unidentified arms of shield comprising fir tree and sun in its glory to the side, with crowned helm, with substantial mantling and initials at base: FJ

The condition of the seal is excellent save for a few surface scratches; the crystal appears chip-free with the naked eye. 

Seal Specification

Height 70mm

Diameter of matrix 28mmx32mm

Weight 136g