Object Title

Seal rings

Seal rings

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XVIII.363

Provenance

Purchased from Andrew Lumley 19 June 1989.

Physical Description

Brass ring with ten round seals radiating out on its circumfrence. Each seal has in mirror the words SHOT ON THE and then a date in sequence, starting at the 11th. and ending with the 20th. In the centre of the seal is a crowned J in mirror. The style of crown indicates that this ring belonged to a Baron. Around one side of the ring are numbers in script from eleven to twenty.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Diameter of ring: 2.25 in. (5.8 cm.), Diameter of seal: 0.75 in. ( 2 cm.), Diameter of ring and seals: 3.4 in. ( 8.5 cm.)

Associations

Places England

Notes

There was probably a third ring that is now missing, which would have been marked from 21 to 30.