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SEAL

Made by: Ivan Stebakov

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The seal is shaped like the bust of a man, identified as Ivan Susanin. He has a full beard and moustache and long hair. He wears an old fashioned jacket with the closure on the left side. His right hand is raised. He touches his forehead with two fingers. The circular base has channeled sides and an oval bottom. It is engraved M. Korsakov (probably Mikhail S. Korsakov (1826-71), general governor of East Siberia 1861-71.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Smoky quartz
Made in:
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Date made:
1861-1862
Size:
3 1/8 × 2 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (7.9 × 6.4 × 3.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.36
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
NAME: M. Karsakov [on base, in Cyrillic]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973