University seal box
8.6 cm length; 6.9 cm width; 64 g weight
Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, king's head, 1822-3, maker's mark of William Bateman I
Presented by Miss Ellinor M. Allen of Southfield, Woodchester; AN1941.812
T. Schroder (2009), no. 316
This seal box was attached to a degree of Doctor of Divinity by Diploma, conferred on 30 November 1829 on his elevation as bishop of Oxford. These boxes were generally supplied by local goldsmiths and cost about a pound each.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)
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