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1784 Hungarian Brass Vitners Pocket Seal -

Seal Detail

A charming and unusually dated brass pocket or desk wax seal from Hungary, specifically from the wine rich area of Somlyo-Vasarhely, in the Somlyo mountains.  The slender, squared handle tapers gently to the circular matrix, engraved with a basket holding a vine with three large bunches of grapes with a circumscription within lined border reading:

1784 : VASCHERHEL : SCHOMLAU  

In excellent original condition and collectible especially to wine-aficionados!

Seal Specification

Height 47mm

Diameter of matrix  26mm 

Weight 37g