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Shank from fob seal excavated in Canada

Object Number: 
INV.6280.28
Date: 
1770-1815
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Brass shank from fob seal.
Gallery Label: 
This seal was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee in Ontario, Canada along the Niagara River near Fort George, a British fort built in 1795. The seal was suspended from a watch chain, and was owned by an officer who was stationed in a military camp outside of the fort.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group