|Seal with the Grand Ducal Coat-of-Arms
St Petersburg, Russia
Silver, milk glass and almandine. Height 63 mm
This desk seal is made of silver in the form of a column with a
milk glass handle in the form of an egg. It is decorated with almandine.
The matrix is for the coat of arms of one of the grand dukes, a
grandson of an emperor.
The silver is 88% pure. The stamp bears the initials of the assayer
Yakov Liapunov, the marks of the Faberge company and the craftsman.