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Oval silver seal-matrix of Eamer. It is applied to a ring which forms the end of a corkscrew enclosed in a tobacco-stopper. A shield of arms azure two lions passant in pale or, crest, a demi-lion rampant holding a dagger, and mantling. With plaster impression.
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Length: 1.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 417.
Sir John Earner, knighted in 1794; Lord Mayor of London, 1801-2.
Information from Alastair Leslie, '300 Years of Tobacco Stoppers', privately printed 2012, p.7:
'Stoppers are so small that hallmarking and even the maker's mark hardly ever occurred on early examples.'
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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