Seal impression in box

Seal impression in box
Title
Seal impression in box
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Wax, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.4 cm )
Description 
Octagonal wafer of red wax with seal impression in center; mounted inside circular, blue paper covered cardboard box with green interior.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Forbes Hawkes, 1941
Object Number 
INV.4591ab
Marks 
handwritten in pencil: on bottom of box: "Hawkes 1st 34th / Azure, 3 bend or, a / Chief ermine / Wright 2? 83d / Table on a chevron / between 3 unicorns[?] / heads or . . . [illegible]" handwritten in pencil: on top of box lid: "crest / a hawk on / a hawk's lure" handwritten in pencil: inside box lid: "spearheads / are gule[?]" handwritten in pencil: on scrap of paper affixed to face of envelope (found with object): "Found with Hawkes Papers / Gift of Mrs. Forbes Hawkes, / June 17, 1941"
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Creative: Tronvig Group