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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The seal is urn shaped with two handles. The top has a design of acanthus leaves. Below this extend two handles which are perpendicular angles. They connect to the main body of the seal. The main body is smooth with a bottom border in acanthus leaves. The upper part of the body has a border of ribbing and a border of scallops. The foot also has a scalloped design. The circular seal is blank.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Rock crystal
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
4 3/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 1/4 in. (11.1 × 6.7 × 5.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.59
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties- Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems