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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The shape of the seal is that of a Russian weight, or pud, with a ring handle on top. The sides and the ring are highly polished but not decorated. The bottom part resembles a large ball.

Category:
gems
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Smoky quartz
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
mid 19th-late 19th Century
Size:
2 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (6.4 × 4.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.214
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION: Pokrovskii [underneath] MONOGRAM: Triangle with eye on top with radiating lines coming from it (symbol of Masons); CMH in Gothic lettering in center (Cyrillic STN) [underneath]
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966