Medieval bronze seal of Michael the Clerk

Medieval bronze seal of Michael the Clerk

Code: 11994

£535.00 Approx $735.9, €626.46
 

This is a nice medieval bronze seal, dating to the 14th century. The seal is of a 'chessman' type, engraved with a central device of a rose within a quatrefoil traceried border. The inscription in a Lombardic script, reading as "S'Michaele le Clerc" (seal of Michael the Clerk). The seal is in good excavated condition.

OBJECT: Seal Matrice

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 14th century AD

MATERIAL: Bronze

SIZE: 23.72mm tall x 18.23mm diameter

WEIGHT:  9.87 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.