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JEW0049
Jewellery

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Collection Jewellery, Decorative art
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Middleton, Charles
Depiction: Middleton, Charles

Object details:

Object ID JEW0049
Description Rectangular cornelian intaglio seal, mounted in copper and set into a turned wooden handle. The intaglio is cut with the arms of Admiral Charles Middleton (1726-1813), 1st Baron Barham, and his Latin motto 'FORTIS IN ARDUIS'. The intaglio in this form was used as a seal.
Date made Before 1813

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials cornelian; copper; wood
Measurements Overall: 70 x 27 x 23 mm
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