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Seal (England), 1830–50

This is a seal. It is dated 1830–50 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is gold, citrine. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Joan W. Leidesdorf. It is credited Bequest of Joan W. Leidesdorf.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 4.6 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Below the crest in supporters "Festina Lente" above "Pour Nous" below.

Cite this object as

Seal (England), 1830–50; gold, citrine; Overall: 4.6 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.); Bequest of Joan W. Leidesdorf; 1997-62-16

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