Thursday, 12 March 2009

Shell collecting

Snail with Nautilus Shell by Jeremias Ritter (Master 1605–06, died 1646) German, Nuremberg. Nautilus shell and silver gilt, c. 1630.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Tiffany Studios lamp, adjustable bronze base with a ribbed foot supporting a polished nautilus shell, excellent original patina, signed Tiffany Studios New York, no. 403, overall, 8"w x 12.5"h.

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KEEHNAN said...

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Jill said...

The first bibelot is utterly fantastically beautiful!!