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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A cylinder shaped seal is in pearl white enamel on gold guilloche groundand decorated at both ends with garlands of looped gold branches, green leaves and red flowers between the loops. Leaf garland is painted over gold foil. Seal is a coat of arms engraved on amethyst. Another amethyst is set on top and both are mounted in red gold with engraved leaves in green gold.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- amethysts
Made in:
FRANCE (?)
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
6.5 x 2.9 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.83
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
COAT OF ARMS Hamme family crest (possibly); Steadfast with Hope (motto)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973