Boxed ivory seal

Top view of a box containing a seal showing the seal and ink pad. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the seal and ink pad. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the sliding lid. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the sliding lid. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Underside view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth base.
Top view of a box containing a seal showing the seal and ink pad. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the seal and ink pad. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the sliding lid. Top view of a box containing a seal showing the sliding lid. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Side view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth surfaces. Underside view of a box containing a seal showing the smooth base.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 452
Country
Date
1780 - 1820

Description

A buffalo horn box with sliding lid containing an ivory seal with oriental characters, and a red ink block. Late 18th - early 19th century. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
Dimensions
Width
17mm
Height
20mm
Length
60mm
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
buffalo box
ivory seal
Colour