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|Date:||1804 c - 1804 c|
A 'signet' or 'seal matrix' is a small stamp used for impressing the mark of its owner in wax onto documents.This is one of a collection of twenty-seven acquired by the museum in 1934. The majority are finely made of moulded translucent glass. This example, however, is made of dark green bloodstone and bears a profile of the Birmingham worthy, Joseph Priestley.
|Presented by Francis Buckley, 1934.|
|Production Period:||18th century|
|Place of Origin:||Birmingham - possibly, England|