Lot 4411

King William II and Queen Charlotte of Württemberg – a personal seal with alliance coat of arms

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A89m | Live auction | 454 Lots

Hammer price € 950

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Description

Polished agate ball with beautiful white and red pattern, on a turned bone handle with silver seal surface, finely cut alliance coat of arms of the royal couple on ermine and underneath the royal crown. Overall height 83 mm.

Provenance: ZAM - Zentrum für Außergewöhnliche Museen, München (Centre for Exceptional Museums, Munich). Displayed under inventory no. 32 in the special exhibition "Das Siegel in meiner Hand - Petschaften bedeutender Persönlichkeiten des 18., 19. und des frühen 20. Jhdts." (tr. "The seal in my hand - seals belonging to significant personalities of the 18th, 19th and early 20th century") from 23 July to 15 November 2001. Included are the former exhibition card, two seal imprints, and a copy of the press release for the exhibition, written by the director of the museum at the time.

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The auction includes 454 lots and starts on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4454. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.