• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Bateman, Peter (1740-1825) and William Bateman (1774-1850) (working together 1805-1815)
  • Date Made 1808-1809
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; Silver; Ivory
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Phillip  Robertson
  • Room
  • Accession # 1983.0017

Consular Seal

The substantial, turned ivory handle of this piece ends in a silver ferrule and disk, cut with a representation of the arms of the United States including the motto “E PLURIBUS UNUM" in deep intaglio carving, all in mirror image.