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Seal press

Seal press

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (acquired in Florence, made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Victor Ames

  • Museum number:

    M.5:1, 2-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Steel seal press with a rotating head for two seals. The dish is fitted with a compressing plate and a spanner. Bears the maker's mark 'VAZ' in monogram.

Place of Origin

Italy (acquired in Florence, made)

Date

late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel

Marks and inscriptions

'VAZ' in monogram
Maker's mark

Object history note

Acquired in Florence.

Descriptive line

Seal press, consisting of a compressing plate and spanner, and dish, steel, maker's mark VAZ in monogram, made in Italy, late 17th century

Labels and date

SEAL PRESS
Steel
Italy; late 17th century
M.5-1917

With a rotating head for two seals. The dish fitted with a compressing plate and a spanner. maker's mark VAZ in monogram.
Given by Mr Victor Ames [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging

Categories

Ironwork; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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