Seal on chain

Description
Gilt metal seal on chain, the seal itself is probably carved from a stone called carnelian which was popular during the 18th century. Seals were often carved with the coat of arms or crest of a particular member of the royal family or aristocracy and were used by them to seal important documents.
Accession Loan No.
50/1943/65
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
seal on chain
Simple Name
chain
Full Name
seal on chain
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1840
Production Year High
1900
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
gilt metal; stone

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