Lot 1828: Post Medieval Heraldic Desk Seal for John Seacombe Burrows
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th century AD. A silver desk seal with ribbed and domed base, openwork heraldic achievement with hatched crest of a Maltese cross and eagle's head to the underside; the arms blazoned 'gules, a fess vair, in chief two lions rampant argent, a stag's head cabossed argent' with motto 'Semper Fidelis' (ever faithful); engraved to the reverse 'John Seacome Burows Born 1854'. 33 grams, 58mm (2 1/4"). Ex Morningthorpe Manor, Norfolk; acquired Bonham's 24 March 2004, lot 1606 (part); property of Byran Hall of Banningham Old Rectory; formerly property of Rev. William C. Hall. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.