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SEAL

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The column-shaped seal is carved from amethyst quartz. It has a gold base and gold top. On the top sits a rabbit carved in jade with cabochon ruby eyes. His ears are back. Under the base are engraved the initials SE to be used as a seal.

Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Amethyst quartz -- jade -- gold -- ruby
Made in:
GERMANY
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.19
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM; MARK S E in Latin script in a circle; two illegible marks on base
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973