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19th Century Two Shell Inlaid Black Lacquer Big Chinese Storage Boxes
Located in Brea, CA
19th century pair of shell Inlaid black lacquer big Chinese storage boxes with bail handles two sides, each with hinged lid reversing to a mother of pearl inlaid decoration, each tea...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Shell Inlaid Black Lacquer Big Chinese Chest Labled "Sunshing"
Located in Brea, CA
19th Century Shell Inlaid Black Lacquer Big Export Chinese Chest Labled inside "Sunshing" and with Bail handles to sides ,14.5 inch long /10.5inch width/11.5 high inch,big chest box
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Zanetti Big Bowl in Murano Glass White and Light Blue Clear Shell Design
By Zanetti Murano
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Zanetti big bowl in Murano glass white and light blue clear shell design.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Murano Glass

19th Century Unique Pair of Shell Inlaid Black Lacquer Big Chinese Tea Caddies
Located in Brea, CA
19th century unique pair of shell Inlaid black lacquer big Chinese tea caddies with Bail handles two sides ,each with hinged lid reversing to a mother-of-pearl inlaid decoration and ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Wonderful Big Faux Tortoiseshell Silver Plated Oval Pierced Handle Gallery Tray
By Sheffield Silver Co.
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful large faux tortoiseshell and silver plated oval pierced gallery tray with handles. in the George III style. Dimensions: 37 1/2" W x 23" D x 3.5 in. H.  
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20th Century English Georgian Serving Pieces

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Silver Plate

Big Old Horse Conch Sea Shell
Located in Rochester, NY
Natural history specimen very large old horse conch sea shell measuring 17 inches wide x 9 inches deep x 7 inches high. Look at all pictures and read condition report in comment sect...
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Early 20th Century Organic Modern Natural Specimens

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Shell

  • Big Old Horse Conch Sea Shell
  • Big Old Horse Conch Sea Shell
  • Big Old Horse Conch Sea Shell
  • Big Old Horse Conch Sea Shell
H 7 in. W 17 in. D 9 in.
Really Big Clam Shell Halves, on Feet
Located in Palm Beach, FL
An amazing pair of really big clam shell halves on a footed base, for stabilization. Wonderful organic surface, with embedded shells. Priced individually. These clams are rare. We ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Philippine Decorative Objects

  • Really Big Clam Shell Halves, on Feet
  • Really Big Clam Shell Halves, on Feet
  • Really Big Clam Shell Halves, on Feet
  • Really Big Clam Shell Halves, on Feet
H 11 in. W 32 in. D 18.5 in.
French “Violonée” Big Size Table in Boule Marquetry, 19th Century
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Paris, FR
Extremely elegant 19th century French table “Violonée” in Boule marquetry, with beautiful, important gold ornamentations with masks, caryatids, etc. Entirely restored by our speci...
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Antique 1850s French Napoleon III Dining Room Tables

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Brass

Big Fun Shell Chandelier Attributed to Verner Panton
By Verner Panton
Located in Geneva, CH
Big fun shell chandelier attributed to Verner Panton, circa 1970. Six rings up to 80cm diameter and 60 cm high without wire, 170cm high total. Good condition.
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Vintage 1970s European Chandeliers and Pendants

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Shell

Wonderful Faux Tortoiseshell Silver Plated Oval Pierced Handle Gallery Big Tray
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful large faux tortoiseshell and silver plated oval pierced gallery tray with handles.  
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20th Century Neoclassical Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Big Shells For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of big shells for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of bone, lacquer and metal, all big shells available were constructed with great care. Big shells have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Georgian, Mid-Century Modern and Neoclassical big shells are consistently popular styles. André-Charles Boulle and Zanetti Murano each produced beautiful big shells that are worth considering.

How Much are Big Shells?

Prices for big shells start at $75 and top out at $48,000 with the average selling for $2,815.