Letter Seal

Date

1795-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4302

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

Descriptive Terms

seals (artifacts)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Metal
SEAL

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

3.5 (H), 1.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.605