Wood and Silver Flemish 19th Century Desk Seal

A wood and silver desk seal from early 19th century made for an Antwerp owner, the matrix engraved with his arms.

Seal Detail

A finely presented, early 19th century desk seal with an ebonised wood handle tapering below a mushroom knop, with silver collar and oval matrix engraved with a full achievement of arms incorporating crest, supporters, shield and motto reading: 


The arms are those of the family Van Trier de Tiege of Antwerp 

Seal Specification

Height 100mm (3.93")

Diameter of matrix  26mmx31mm (1.14"x1.73.")

Weight 47g (1.65oz)