Victorian Decorative Shell Display

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Victorian Decorative Shell Display

595.00

This display has simulated flowers, buds and leaves all surrounded by a multitude of shells at the base. A classic piece of Victorian busy work.

United States, circa 19th Century

15" H X 10" W X 6" D

Materials and Techniques: Variety of shells. Wire. Braid. Wood. Turned wooden feet. Paper.

Condition: Condition shows age. Some shells and/or paper missing on some flowers and leaves, but still very decorative and unusual. It started life under a glass dome at an earlier period.

Reference 4073006

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