Ceramic copy of the Great Seal of Elizabeth I.
Dia: approx. 5 1/2".
Provenance: The collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Alexander Weddell of Virginia House Museum, Richmond, Virginia. Prior to 1948 when Weddel House became a museum . Virginia House was presented by the Alexander and Virginia Weddell to the Virginia Historical Society in 1929. Following the Weddells’ tragic death, the Historical Society took ownership and management of the property and for seventy years, served as a faithful steward of the house and its diverse collections and gardens as outlined by the Weddells.