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Three Carved Ivory and Silver-gilt Desk Seals, 2nd half 19th century
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Three Carved Ivory and Silver-gilt Desk Seals, 2nd half 19th century
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Details & Cataloguing

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Three Carved Ivory and Silver-gilt Desk Seals, 2nd half 19th century
one carved in the form of a female bust wearing gold jewelry set with gold and garnet, the matrix with monogram, another carved as a fist holding a baton, the matrix carved with an elaborate coat of arms, the last with a fist holding a serpent with emerald glass eyes, the base carved with a coat of arms
heights approximately 4 3/8 in.
11cm
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Provenance

The arms on the first are those of a Spanish duke.

Sotheby's, Zurich, 13 November 1779, lot 246

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