Seal impression in box

Object Number: 
INV.4591ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wax, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.4 cm )
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 haw
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group