Lot 7011: King William II and Queen Charlotte of Württemberg - a personal seal with alliance coat of arms
November 3, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Polished agate ball with beautiful, white and red pattern, on a turned bone handle with silver seal surface, finely cut alliance coat of arms of the royal couple on ermine and underneath the royal crown. Overall height 83 mm. ZAM - Zentrum für Außergewöhnliche Museen, München (Centre for Exceptional Museums, Munich). Displayed under inventory no. 32 in the special exhibition "Das Siegel in meiner Hand - Petschaften bedeutender Persönlichkeiten des 18., 19. und des frühen 20. Jhdts." (tr. "The seal in my hand - seals belonging to significant personalities of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries") from 23 July to 15 November 2001. Included are the former exhibition card, two seal imprints, and a copy of the press release for the exhibition, written by the director of the museum at the time.
Condition Report: I - II