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    Extremely Rare John Adams Intaglio Seal Picturing Our Second President While numerous items in a variety of categories were produced to honor Washington, Adams seems to have lacked his popular appeal as we see only a very small number of items depicting him, which presumptively date from the time of his presidency. The portrait itself is a sort of reverse-cameo which when applied to soft wax would create a relief portrait. Made of glass or some sort of clear stone, set into an elaborate frame, which may be gold. Condition is excellent. While a bit of a challenge to display effectively, (one might consider having a small custom stand crafted for it) this is a rich and beautiful object for this prohibitively rare president. Measures 1.3" x 1.1" x .8".

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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