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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 large cylinder. It is beveled at the upper part and ends in a flat top. It tapers towards the bottom and is cut with indentations at the top of this section. These indentations turn into faceted sides. The pedestal foot is plain and ends with a circular base, which is cut.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Rose quartz
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1850-1900
Size:
5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.73
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM nine pointed coronet over cursive H with cursive T or P superimposed over it [on base]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems