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Stamp seal: CM.148-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Cyclindrical grip behind with roughly rectangular ends, the sides of that carrying the seal face inscribed Ja II (James Pye, or play on material, often misnamed jasper), M with crosses at feet and zodical sign for Virgo; grip also shows evidence of use as touchstone.

Heart surmounted by cross.


History note: Lot 358, Glendinning cat., 27 August 1934.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-07-19) by Trustees of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine


Late Renaissance
1500 CE - 1799 CE

Materials used in production

black Schist

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.148-1982
Primary reference Number: 208916
Wellcome: 200
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Created: Wednesday 25 May 2016 Updated: Wednesday 25 May 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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