This lovely desk seal is in bronze and was made in France c1900 - 1910. The top of the seal is a gilded flower possibly a chrysanthemum with a gilded stem and leaves that wind round the hexagonal shaped flared stem of the seal. The base of the seal has the monogram "PDJ". The stem is signed "Huygens" - there is an initial before the "Huygens' signature that could be an "S". A very decorative and tactile item and the flower head of the seal fits beautifully into the hand.
Weight: 7.75ozs - 221gms
Height: 3.03ins - 7.8cms
Samuel Huygens was Dutch, who worked in France from about 1900 - 1910.
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