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1977.605 (RS116926)

Description

Oval metal stamp or head with cast and incised design on face of script initials (possibly "TJ") framed by concentric rings and banded edge; ivory handle with ring and vasi-form turnings; for sealing wax.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1830
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
metal
SEAL
seals (artifacts)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
3.5 (H), 1.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.605
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4302

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