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French Restoration Wax Seal Set

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This is a French Wax Seal Etui Set dated to around 1819-1838 ~ The French Bourbon Restoration Era
It comes with 19 double sided wax seals and would have originally been purchased in the Palais Royal area.

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The seal case is in shades of gold with some reddish tinge to it. I believe it is brass or bronze with an Ormolu finish and comprises of 3 pieces, the outer case, the seal drawer & the frame - which holds the seal in place when you are sealing your letters. 

Lavishly decorated with garlands, cherubs, quivers of arrows, flourishes and doves. There is also a classical portrait done in a medieval style supported by one of the cherubs. I suspect this may be one of the restored Bourbon Kings of France..

There are dogs, horses, birds, flowers, french proverbs, a few days of the week and even some Aesop’s Fable seals. 

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And the other side of the tablets!

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