Object ID
1996.100.2
Object Name
Wax, Sealing
Object Collection
Date Created
1820 – 1880
Material
bronze
Object Entities
donor, grandfather (owned by)
Zannis, Anthony (is related to)
Zannis, Maria (is related to)
Related Items
Object Description
Bronze wax seal consisting of a decorative triangular mounting and a rotating three-face pendant. Both the mounting and the pendant are bronze, there is a hole at the top of the triangular mounting for hanging.
Origin
Donated by Dr.'s Anthony and Maria Zannis. The wax seal belonged to Anthony's grandfather in Greece during the Ottoman Turk occupation. It was used to during his service of traveling and writing for illiterate Greeks.
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Citation
Wax, Sealing, 1820 – 1880, Dr. Anthony and Maria Zannis Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6580. Accessed 10/19/21.