Stamp

Object Number: 
INV.6309
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
intaglio (inverted): on face of stamp: "K : K : OEST : GESANDTSCH : IN D : VER : STAAT : V : NORD-AMERICA" handwritten in ink: on tag found with object: "My Grandfather Charles Frederick De Voosey / Austrian Consular Gene[r]al at New York. / 18050[sic]
Description: 
Oval metal stamp with shield and German inscription in intaglio; wooden knob handle with turned stem.
Gallery Label: 
A note found with this stamp indicates that it was used as the official seal of the donor's grandfather Charles Frederick De Voosey, Austrian Consular General at New York from 1850 to 1870.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group