Mother 0f Pearl, Silver and Carnelian Armorial Desk Seal

A very attractive and unusual desk seal featuring a mother o' pearl handle, silver mount and carnelian matrix engraved with armorial.

Seal Detail

This superb example of a Georgian desk seal speaks of quality and elegance.  The beautiful mother o'pearl handle of flattened rectangular form with softly rounded corners tapers gently to a silver cushion mount, fluted and with chased bands, leading to a rectangular carnelian matrix with rounded corners, the engraving comprising a very well defined and engraved armorial with shield, crest and motto below, reading:


A stunning seal for an as yet unidentified English nobleman.

Seal Specification

Height 62mm (2.44")

Diameter of matrix  20mmx22mm (0.78"x0.86")

Weight 31g (1.09oz)