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Metal object: handle with gloves
Item information about Folger Z.d.37
From dealer's description: "This seventeenth century English heraldic fob seal matrix was made for a member of the Schofield family. At the heraldic visitation of Lancashire made by Sir William Dugdale (1605-1686) in 1664 the Scofield (or Schofield) family of Scofield were recorded as entitled to bear â€œArgent a Fess between three Bullâ€™s Heads couped Gules.â€ The sealing of letters with wax was a ubiquitous aspect of early modern correspondence, however relatively few seal matrices of this kind have survived."
Ordered from Samuel Gedge, D 9208, 2018-05-21, catalog 26, item 21