Cowrie shell with enamel lid Birmingham C1765

Cowrie shell with enamel lid Birmingham C1765

Code: A6151

Dimensions:

W: 6cm (2.4")H: 3.8cm (1.5")D: 8.5cm (3.3")

£890.00 Approx $1125.16, €1039.72
 

Large cowrie shell with ornate copper-gilt mounts set with a white-ground enamel lid painted with a couple, cows and sheep next to some ruins.  Bianco-sopra-bianco border with gold leaf raised flower and leaf border.  Birmingham C1765.