The Canada Auction Series: Canadian Arts, Culture & History

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December 02, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 8

Lot 8

Two Large Document Seals, Lower Canada, early 19th century

Two Large Document Seals, Lower Canada, early 19th century
Lot 8 Details
Two Large Document Seals, Lower Canada, early 19th century

each paper-covered wax with ribbon appendage, and bearing the Canadian coat of arms recto, with the provincial seal, verso
each diameter 4.4 in — 11.3 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $264
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Two Large Document Seals, Lower Canada, early 19th century
  • Two Large Document Seals, Lower Canada, early 19th century
Note:

For millennia, seals such as these have been used to seal documents and notarise signatures and agreements between two or more parties.

CONDITION DETAILS

Condition report available upon request

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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