Late 15th/Early 16thC French Brass Armorial Desk Seal - FLORENT DE SOREL

Seal Detail

A fine early circular brass seal, dating to the late 15th or early 16th century, the reverse comprising a simple, low cut fin; the obverse well and deeply engraved with a heavily decorated series of shield (featuring the arms of the town of Sorel), helm, crest and supporters with garlands and inscription within scrolls reading:


An official seal relating to the small town of Sorel, in the Somme region of France.

In superb, original condition

Seal Specification

Height 7mm

Diameter of matrix  42mm 

Weight 40g