Seal stamp: (goat w/ shield)

Object Number: 
1942.147
Date: 
1775-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
(2) hallmarks: on reverse of stamp face: lion and illegible
Description: 
Silver stamp with oval face with coat of arms in intaglio; goat's head atop knight's helmet atop shield with cross; small openwork silver handle; hallmarks on reverse of stamp face.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object, there identified as a watch fob seal, bears the coat of arms of the Ellis family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group