4 Seals

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Object Name: 
4 Seals
Accession Number: 
55.4.17
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
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Date: 
probably 1800-1850
Primary Description: 
4 Seals. Translucent light blue (AB), ruby-red (C) and deep purple (D) glass; cast; seals have disk-shape. Decoration: (A) Bust of Pope Pius VIII with inscription: "PIUS VIII POINT. MAX. B. ZACCAGNINI DIS. EF. IN CONCHIGLYA." (B) a putto on a dolphin symbolizing the water; inscription: "L'ACQUA CAV. A. THORWALDSEN INV. E SCULP; B. ZACCAGNINI... IN CONCHIGLIA"; (C) a putto with two lions symbolizing the fire; inscription: "IL FUOCO... etc." (see B). (D) a putton on an eagle symbolizing the air; inscription: "L'Aria... etc."; (see B).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Engel, Hans, Source
1955-03-15
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Material: 
Inscription: 
PIUS VIII POINT. MAX. B. ZACCAGNINI DIS. EF. IN CONCHIGLYA
inscription
Casting body
IL FUOCO; CAV. A. THORWALDSEN INV. E SCULP; B. ZACCAGNINI... IN CONCHIGLIA
inscription
Casting body
L'Aria; CAV. A. THORWALDSEN INV. E SCULP; B. ZACCAGNINI... IN CONCHIGLIA
inscription
Casting body
L'ACQUA CAV. A. THORWALDSEN INV. E SCULP; B. ZACCAGNINI... IN CONCHIGLIA
inscription
Casting body