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Cylindrical Seal

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The seal is a seven sided roller in emerald quartz, each side cut with a different design, among them a chimney sweep, spider, pig, mushroom, four-leaf clover, pansy flower, and ladybug. This is secured to the holder by a gold pin terminating at each side with a tiny diamond. Handle is in jade.

Category:
INFORMATION ARTIFACTS
Object name:
Cylindrical Seal
Made from:
Gold -- jade -- quartz
Made in:
RUSSIA (?)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
overall __2.44 IN
overall __6.19 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.56
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
mark __133019 G 886 G1 scratched __Gold plaque on the bottom of the handle
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973