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Bale seal

Object Number: 
INV.6288.24
Date: 
1700-1850
Medium: 
Lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "16"
Description: 
Lead seal; stamped dolphin on front and number on back.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this fragment was found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of July, 1929, but did not say whether the object was found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group