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Auktion: Chatsworth: The Attic Sale
wurde versteigert am: 5. Oktober 2010
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AN EXTRAORDINARY ASSORTMENT OF SHELLS LATE 18TH CENTURY / 19TH CENTURY

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £
ca. 4.757 $ - 7.929 $
Zuschlagspreis:  6.875 £
ca. 10.902 $
Los-Nr. 350, Aufrufe: 53

An extraordinary assortment of Shells late 18th century / 19th century comprising a large and fine pearly nautilus, a further fine nautilus, a hippos shell, four large helmet shells, a turbo shell, a large volute shell, several large abalone shells, an assortment of strombus and murex shells including six 'pagodas' types (with spikey 'tails'), two tibia shells, a group of conus and mitra shells, eight brightly figured conical spotted shells, two harp shells, four dried seahorses, a dried cowfish, two small nautiluses, a dried starfish together with a large group of small shells including four cypraecassis (Cameo) shells with several volutes, clams, limpets and a small collection of miniature cowrie shells within two boxes decorated with shells, circa 1920 and an old tin cigarrette box with a label for Finest Egyptian Cigarettes containing various shells and a necklace made up of sixty-eight matched shells, a further necklace made up of a large number of clustered and polished white shells, a further run of ten shells and two delicate bracelets and many smaller fragments (qty) largest 7cm. high, 19cm. long; 2¼in., 6½in.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Chatsworth: The Attic Sale
Auktionsdatum: 05.10.2010 - 07.10.2010
Adresse: Sotheby's
London