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Seal impression in box

Object Number: 
INV.4659ab
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, wax
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 2 in. ( 1.3 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on lid of box: "TIFFANY & CO. / UNION SQUARE, / NEW YORK." handwritten in pencil: on lid of box: "July 17, 1926" handwritten in ink: on bottom of box: "Copy of / Seal of Col. Jonathan / Forman" and "X1103"
Description: 
Octagonal red wax wafer with oval seal impression; lion's head in profile at center with an anchor at either side; in circular cardboard box covered in pale blue paper with "TIFFANY & CO / UNION SQUARE / NEW YORK" printed on lid.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group