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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The shape of the seal is that of a flattened urn. The sides, cover and foot are covered with chanelling. On the top is a flat button which is cut. The bottom is cut as well. The cover of the seal has angled sides that are channelled. This joins to the body with a thin smooth area that curved inwards. The sides are straight ans channelled. The pedestal foot is plain except for channelling in the very center.

Category:
gems
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Rock crystal
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.208
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM; INSCRIPTION on top: MA (Gothic lettering), Cyrillic MA, inscription: Iksnnikov, on bottom: cursive MA in center oval, on top is basket of flowers with leaves extending to both sides, on left is a ship with anchor out, a sea which extends under oval with keg floating on sea, to right is a heart with a flame coming out of top, with a crossed anchor and cross under it, underneath oval are two crossed sheaves of wheat, an inscription: Iksnnikov
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966