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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The body of the seal is carved from rock crystal and is urn-shaped. On the bottom is cut a crest for use as a seal. The urn has a gold cover on which sits a French bulldog carved in shaded agate with cabochon emerald eyes. His silver collar is studded with diamonds and has a heart shaped gold pendant set with a ruby.

Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Rock crystal -- agate -- gold -- emerald -- silver -- ruby
Made in:
Germany
Date made:
Early 20th c.
Size:
5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.18
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
COAT OF ARMS Arms of French viscount
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973