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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The seal is small. It is shaped like a hand giving a blessing with the thumb and forefinger outstretched together. The other fingers curve over the palm. The base is carved from a clear piece of crystal, while the hand is smoky and less clear. It is cut on the bottom. Details of the nails are carved.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Smoky quartz
Made in:
EUROPE
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.91
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM underneath: HOD (Gothic lettering)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973