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Sailor's Seashell Valentine

Auction:
2349
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Sailor's Seashell Valentine, Barbados, late 19th century, white painted octagonal hinged case with seashell mosaic composition, one-half featuring an eight-point star with central blossom, the other centered with a heart, both with fancifully arranged shell borders, (minor loose shell segments), dia. 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Sailor , Barbados, Mosaic, Seashell

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