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Seal

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

The main portion of the seal is designed with the head of a negro boy in enamel. The rest is mound shaped in silver gilt which is chased with shells and profiles of a man. It is set with rubies, turquoise, and other stones. The bottom is a piece of bloodstone for a seal but is uncut.

Category:
INFORMATION ARTIFACTS
Object name:
Seal
Made from:
Silver -- bloodstone -- enamel -- stones
Made in:
EUROPE
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
overall __1.19 IN __0.94 IN
overall __3.02 CM __2.38 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.199
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973