A fine elaborate Russian desk wax seal. The handle is made of silver, decorated with hand engraved and repousse motifs. The lower part is made of bright green chrysoprase and hand carved with an antique male head in a profile, possibly of Alexander the Great. Hallmarked with 88 silver standards and other Russian hallmarks. Presented in an original fitted cobalt blue velvet box. Russian Silver Antiques And Collectibles. Weight 34 grams.