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Seal matrix / impression


Bronze seal matrix and impression, originally with a gilt front and back, from Furtho Manor, near Bletchley, Northamptonshire, c. 1300 - 1328

Museum reference

H.NM 209

Object name

Seal matrix / impression

Production information

Scotland, Northern Europe


c. 1300 - 1328



Physical description

Mostly quite good condition, lower point of oval broken off, gilding worn.


B. Henry Le Chen
B. Henry de Lychtone
Furtho Manor, Bletchley, Northamptonshire, England, Northern Europe


Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003

Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982

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