Carved and Engraved Abolitionist Glass Seal
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Carved and Engraved Abolitionist Glass Seal, probably second quarter 19th century, rectangular colorless glass seal portraying a kneeling female figure bound in chains with the legend "Am I Not a Woman and a Sister," probably created in response to the growing awareness of women's contributions to the abolitionist cause, and a companion to the similar and well-known "Am I not a Man" figure, ht. 1/2, dia. 1/2 in.