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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The seal is in a shape of a scale weight. It is a small globe or ball with the lower portion flattened on which it rests. There is a semicircular handle on the top. The seal is blank.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Smoky crystal
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
mid 19th-late 19th Century
Size:
1 1/4 × 1 in. (3.2 × 2.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.52
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems