Russian Metal Artworks

Desktop seal

    Desktop seal

    Russian Empire, Moscow

    Late 19th century

    Bolin firm, Karl Lincke workshop

    Silver; chiselling, carving

    Height 8.8 cm

    Mark of the firm: "BOLIN"; maker's mark: "KL"; Moscow city mark: coat of arms; silver alloy: "84"


    Silver seal in the Neo-Classic style, with tetrahedral grip and stepped square base with chamfered corners. The image of an unknown coat of arms in the form of a bull's head with the moon and a star between the horns is cut on the matrix (similar images can be found on the coat of arms of Moldovan and Bessarabian principalities).