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Stamp

Object Number: 
1942.160
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Cast bronze stamp with handle in the form of a winged cherub standing upright upon a base draped with a lion's skin; square stamp face with canted corners bearing coat of arms.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this stamp once belonged to John Watts de Peyster (1821-1907), grandfather of the donor.
Credit Line: 
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.
Creative: Tronvig Group