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Mother-of-Pearl Shell and Gilt-metal Mounted Bell

Auction:
2067
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$173$150

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Mother-of-Pearl Shell and Gilt-metal Mounted Bell, late 19th century, the bell enclosed in five polished mother-of-pearl shells in gilt-metal surrounds, with small mother-of-pearl mounted striker, on round alabaster base, ht. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $150-250

Keywords

Pearl Shell, Alabaster, Nacre, Pearls