Elizabethan ivory seal-matrix by Unknown Artist

The double seal matrix of Sir George Carey, Captain General of the Isle of Wight and Admiral of Southampton, bears on the reverse a Tudor man'o' war and on the obverse the 20 quarterings of his coat of arms derived from the Spencer and Boleyn marriages.


Art Fund grant:
£60 ( Total: £60)
Acquired in:
Sydney Burney

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British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8181 www.britishmuseum.org

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