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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The seal is made of an agate that ranges from milky white mixed with yellow green to a deep brown. The crystalline structure of the stone is apparent in the white areas. The seal is cut in an octagonal shape. The upper part curves towards a smaller, flat top. The pedestal foot has faceted sides. It is uncut on the bottom.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Agate
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
9.2 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm (3 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.83
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973