Antique Letter Writing Seal Formed as Horse's Foot

An antique letter writing seal in the form of a horse's lower leg,foot, and shoe. Incredible detail and fine materials combine to form an outstanding seal. Highly polished bone is carefully carved in the form the lower part of a horse's leg including the fetlock, coronet band, and shoe. Five silver colored metal studs imitate the nails of a shoe. A brass handle and seal: the latter bears the initials "JC".

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Acquired in France, French or English in Origin; Circa 1895

Measurements; 2 1/2" to the bend, then an additional 2", seal itself measures; 3/4" X 1/2"

Condition report; very good, one small nick out of the bone on the edge of the shoe, dings in the brass.

Item ID: 211091

$290 USD

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Deborah Hartsook, Aiken, SC   

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