Familiewapens op lakstempels / zegelstempels,
soms bekend, soms onbekend.
Coat of arms on wax seal stamps,
sometimes known, sometimes unknown.
Collection: Delta 98 Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands



 an antique wax seal with a 16th or 17th century coat of arms

sold by Delta 98 Den Haag,

now in a private collection in Canada

a shield quartered / quarterly, 

with on I. and IV. a merchant's mark, 

in Dutch called: 

Huismerk - Handmerk - Sibbeteken - Familiemerk 

on II. and III. a cauldron,

here a 16th - 17th C. cooking pot on three feet, 

with ears and a handle / grip, in Dutch called:

ketel - kookpot - grape - pot - aker - graap - stoofpot - brouketel,

we could not find this specific merchants mark, there are very many, f.e.

the pot with grip might belong to the family / surname 


but we could not find the combination with the merchants mark

other names we have researched without result were:
Ketelaar, Keteleers, Ketelers, Keteler, Kettel and
Pottegieter, Potgeter, Potter, Potgieser, Potgiesser, Pottgieter,
Potgieter and Pottgieter

huismerk / sibbeteeken: 
omgewende / omgekeerde cijfer 4 / vier, 
de vier met doorlopende dwarslijn / dwarsbalk, 
even lang als de twee dwarslijnen daaronder