Seal stamp: family crest w/tree handle, cherub w/fish
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Stamp with cast metal (bronze?) handle in the form of a cherub carrying a large fish over his shoulders; cherub stands on two-tiered circular brass base with light blue and dark blue enamel on bottom of lower tier; square brass stamp face with canted corners bearing coat of arms.
According to the accession records, this stamp once belonged to John Watts de Peyster (1821-1907), grandfather of the donor.
Gift of Estelle de Peyster Hosmer, in memory of John Watts de Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.