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14.402

 

M Armorial Matrix

+SIGILL':IOHNNIS DE MIC?EL DE VERE

The seal of john De Mic?el De Vere ; Lombardic

See identical on face 14.403
De Vere is large family

Matrix face


MATRIX:
round | 14th century; 1310-1340 | English | silver | engraved

Seal view


SEAL:
Desk seal same owner as 14.403 (ring).
Lance vertical, broader at base, with short "maltese" cross piece, 2/3 way up.
Lance base supplies middle stroke of an M, near bottem. Each lobe of M contains a star.
The upper half of lance is surrounded by "lung shaped" sections containing decortive fine lines.
2 stars, one on each side, are part of extensive decorative work filling the remaining space.

Back or Side view


BACK/HANDLE:
pyramid, ring(s) multifoil ; 6 side Pyr., lines to edge of blank.
3 rings, topped by trifoil loop

height : 3.76 cm
width :
diagonal : 2.49 cm
length :
blank : 0.29 cm
other :
weight : 40.26 grams


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Name ; Cross ; Weapon ; Stave/Staff ; Abstract and Foliate ; Star ; Initials

   

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