ROMAN SEAL BOX
Description of Object:
Enamelled roman seal Box. For sealing messages, cases and other items with value. Two sections each 2cms square, the pattern and enamel is still visible, especially the orange dots.
Very skilled work, highly decorative and probably quite expensive, again an usual and rare item
Date of Object:
2nd century AD.
Collector B L Vawdrey does not state where this object was found but a large proportion of objects similar to this were known to have been found in Kinderton, Middlewich where he was once resident at Kinderton Hall.
Held in a private collection belonging to Peter Moore-Dutton of Tushingham