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Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
By Maison Jansen
Located in Naples, IT
Tortoiseshell table lamp with brass base, circa 1970s, highly decorative, in the Maison Jansen style.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
H 19.69 in W 10.63 in D 14.18 in
Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
By Maison Jansen
Located in Naples, IT
Tortoiseshell table lamp with brass and chrome base, circa 1970s, highly decorative, in the Maison Jansen style.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
Turtle Tortoise Shell Table Lamp, Italy 1970s
H 9.06 in W 11.42 in D 2.37 in
Turtle Shell Lamp ca. 1970s
Located in Geneva, CH
Beautiful Tortoise turtle shell mounted on a brass and acrylic base. In the style of Willy Daro or
Category

Vintage 1970s European Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Turtle Shell Lamp ca. 1970s
Turtle Shell Lamp ca. 1970s
H 28.35 in W 21.66 in D 11.82 in
Three Antique Turtle Shell Bellows, Priced Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
individually. Measures: Larger tortoiseshell H 5.5, W 21.5, D 5.5 $2,450 Smaller tortoise shells H 5, W
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

Materials

Tortoise Shell

Reconstituted stone Tortoise/Turtle
Located in Pasadena, TX
This garden statue is made of reconstituted stone. It has detailed carving on it's shell and a nice
Category

20th Century American Statues

Materials

Cement

Reconstituted stone Tortoise/Turtle
Reconstituted stone Tortoise/Turtle
H 5.5 in W 11.25 in D 7.5 in
19th-century Carved, Painted and Gilt tortoise shell, 'the Cosmic Turtle'
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A highly unusual carved painted, gilt and gem-set tortoise carapace resembling the mythical Cosmic
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Natural Specimens

Materials

Multi-gemstone, Gold Leaf

Tortoise Shell fossil mounted on custom acrylic base
By Pietra Gallery
Located in Polanco, CDMX
Name: Stylemys “Pillar Turtle”. Origin: North Dakota, USA Period: Miocene 12 to 15 million years
Category

2010s Mexican Organic Modern Mounted Objects

Materials

Acrylic, Tortoise Shell

Cabinet 19th Century Styl Boulle Blue Turtle Shell
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Warsaw, PL
French antique Boulle cabinet. Wood is decorated with inlaid brass and turtle, bronze details
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XIV Cabinets

Materials

Bronze

Cabinet 19th Century Styl Boulle Blue Turtle Shell
Located in Warsaw, PL
French antique Boulle cabinet. Wood is decorated with inlaid brass and turtle, bronze details
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Bronze

Reconstituted Stone Tortoise or Turtle Garden Ornament
Located in South Salem, NY
A mid 20th century vintage cast stone garden ornament in the shape of a tortoise or turtle with
Category

Mid-20th Century English Garden Ornaments

Materials

Concrete

Maitland-Smith Mid Century Silver Plate and Faux Tortoise Turtle
By Maitland Smith
Located in Palm Beach, FL
faux tortoise shell. Signed Maitland -Smith on the bottom.
Category

Mid-20th Century Philippine Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Silver Plate, Bronze

Bleached Turtle Shell Mounted on a Stilbite and Apophyllite Mineral Base
By Interi
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Bleached turtle shell mounted on a Stilbite and Apophyllite mineral base. The turtle shell has
Category

20th Century American Organic Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal, Metal

Turtle Shell with Mother of Pearl and Silver Inlay Purse Mounted in Shadowboxes
Located in Bradenton, FL
Beautiful set of two Mid-Century Modern shell purses. Both have mother of pearl, turquoise and
Category

Mid-20th Century American Bohemian Decorative Art

Materials

Tortoise Shell

19th Century Continental Tortoise Shell Silver Mounted 2 Compartmented Box
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
the entire shell of a turtle, highlighting the rich natural beauty and bold patterns of the tortoise
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Dutch Neoclassical Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Arthur Court Polished Aluminum Tortoise Shell Lamp
By Arthur Court
Located in Chicago, IL
Back lit, cast aluminum tortoise or turtle shell table lamp by Aurthur Court. Pierced opening
Category

Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

A Brass Tortoise Shell Sconce by Chapman
Located in New York, NY
A vintage sconce, with polished brass shade in the form of a tortoise (or turtle) shell, produced
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Willy Daro Turtle Shell and Brass Table Lamp for Maison Jansen, 1970s
By Willy Daro, Maison Jansen
Located in Puglia, Puglia
category, as it is sculptural and decorative but at the same time functional. Shell measurements: H 48
Category

Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Decorative Faux Turtle Shell on Wrought Iron Stand
Located in Chicago, IL
A very sculptural resin tortoise (or turtle) shell, mounted on a tall black wrought iron stand
Category

Late 20th Century American Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Resin

Large Estate Diamond Turtle Brooch Tortoise Pin Diamondback Terrapin Anamalier
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
A most unusual and large turtle brooch bursting with a sparkling diamond encrusted shell. This
Category

Vintage 1960s Victorian Brooches

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Faberge Ruby Agate Turtle Julius Rappoport Workmaster .875 Silver Tortoise 1910
By Fabergé
Located in New York, NY
This is a magnificent Faberge Turtle or Tortoise in Silver with Ruby Eyes and a carved Agate Shell
Category

Early 20th Century Russian Art Nouveau Figurines and Sculptures

Materials

Agate, Ruby, Silver

Giant Victorian Taxidermy Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An extremely rare giant Victorian taxidermy Loggerhead sea turtle England, 19th century The
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Taxidermy

Materials

Tortoise Shell, Animal Skin, Epoxy Resin, Paint

Giant Victorian Taxidermy Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Giant Victorian Taxidermy Loggerhead Sea Turtle
H 17.72 in W 47.25 in D 66.93 in
18 K Rose Gold White Shell & Fancy Diamonds Turtle Necklace
By Althoff Jewelry
Located in Hong Kong, HK
18 K Rose Gold White Shell & Fancy Diamonds Turtle Necklace 40 Fancy Diamonds 0.26 CT 2 Rubies
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Hong Kong Modern Choker Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Rose Gold

Old Japanese Scholar's Stone/Tortoise Shell Type Stone/AppreciationStone/suiseki
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
Suiseki, but it is for viewing without splashing water. This is a stone called "turtle shell stone". It
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Other Scholar's Objects

Materials

Stone

Tray Methacrylate Turtle Shell Design, With Folding Legs Valenti Barcelona
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
or plexiglass methacrylate) with tortoise shell design. It is a very nice and elegant tray, very
Category

Mid-20th Century Spanish Hollywood Regency Tray Tables

Materials

Lucite, Wood

Mid-Century Murano Leopard Tortoise Shell Pattern Glass Handkerchief Vase, 1960
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Murano Art glass Handkerchief vase 1960s. Mid-Century beautiful, turtle shell hand blown Murano
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Organic Modern Vases

Materials

Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Vintage 14k Gold Large Blue Lapis w/ Diamond Textured Turtle Tortoise Pin Brooch
Located in Montclair, NJ
outstanding piece features a very detailed turtle design with a large natural lapis stone set as its shell, in
Category

Vintage 1960s Brooches

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Tray Hollywood Regency Brass Handles and Methacrylate Turtle Shell Design Italy
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
(acrylic or plexiglas metracrilato ) with tortoise shell design and brass edge. It is oval in shape and has
Category

Mid-20th Century British Hollywood Regency Serving Pieces

Materials

Brass

Tall Tortoise Shell Pattern Italian Modern Monumental Glass Urn with Top, 1960
By Empoli
Located in Miami, FL
amber coloring resembling the popular items made of shells of turtles very popular in the late 19h
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Hans TurnwaId ce Bucket Apple, Turtle Pattern, 1970 Freddo Therm, Switzerland
By Freddo Therm, Hans Turnwald
Located in Paris, France
Freddo Therm the top and the base in Lucite acrylic Tortoise Shelland and a handle in the shape of leaves
Category

Mid-20th Century Swiss Barware

Materials

Tortoise Shell, Acrylic

Italian Tortoise Chair
Located in New York, NY
faux turtle shell mottling waxed canvas upholstery to seat arms and back. Lower seat styling perfect as
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Armchairs

Materials

Naugahyde, Wood

Italian Tortoise Chair
Italian Tortoise Chair
H 31 in W 23.5 in D 19 in
Large Vintage French Cartier Tropical Rare Silk Scarf Pink Irish Linen Pillow
By Cartier
Located in Belfast, Northern Ireland
, antique gold, white gold, silver, yellow, ochre, olive green, leaves, leaf, pineapple, turtle, tortoise
Category

Late 20th Century French Art Deco Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen, Silk

“Turtle" Table Lamp, Italy, circa 1970
Located in Paris, FR
Rare and beautiful large table lamp representing a tortoise shell. The resin shell is set among a
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

“Turtle" Table Lamp, Italy, circa 1970
“Turtle" Table Lamp, Italy, circa 1970
H 42.13 in W 21.66 in D 11.82 in
Vintage French Outdoor Weathered Carved Stone Turtle
Located in Dallas, TX
in southern France and made of stone, the heavy tortoise is set on its flat and stable shell
Category

2010s French Animal Sculptures

Materials

Cast Stone

Porcelain Tortoise "Capsized" by Bethany Krull
By Bethany Krull
Located in Buffalo, NY
by dot with slip trailed porcelain. The fissure in the overturned turtle's shell sprouts new life, a
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain, Mixed Media

Korean Ceramic Celadon Turtle Form Water Dropper Goryeo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Korean ceramic water dropper in the form of a turtle or tortoise from Goryeo Period circ 12-13th
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Korean Archaistic Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Reconstituted Stone Turtle Garden Ornament, England mid 20th Century
Located in South Salem, NY
the intricate detailing of the flatback tortoise shell, which showcases a lifelike texture and pattern
Category

Mid-20th Century English Garden Ornaments

Materials

Concrete

Turtle Brown Black Diamond 18 Karat Australian Pearl Gold Pendant/Necklace
By Elisa Pozza by PETRONILLA
Located in Bussolengo, Verona
pendant using a 20x16mm Australian baroque pearl, which reminded me of a tortoise shell and its head. So I
Category

2010s Italian Artisan Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Black Diamond, Brown Diamond, Pearl, South Sea Pearl, Gold, 18k Gold

1950's Cartier Ruby Diamond Platinum 18 Karat Gold Turtle Brooch
By Cartier
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brooch is designed as a turtle with articulated platinum limbs Shell is highly domed and comprised
Category

Vintage 1950s Brooches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Antique Japanese Wood Carving of Two Minogames 'Mythological Turtle', 18th C
Located in North Miami, FL
A sculpture of 2 Minogame turtles with their distinctive fan-like tails. The smaller turtle is
Category

Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Edo Animal Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Hardwood

Chanel 2016 Tortoise Minaudière Evening Bag Paris Seoul Purple Clutch 68197
By Chanel
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
hardware; the bag is supposed to resemble a tortoise shell both on the front and back, with markings of a
Category

2010s Clutches

Emily Turtle Castorino and Shearling Collectible Peluche Fur by Muchi Decor
By Muchi Decor by LA-RI S.r.l.
Located in Poviglio, IT
years of age. Emily, the plush tortoise body is made of two-tone real south American beaver fur, while
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pillows and Throws

Materials

Other

Pair Brass Tortoise Chapman Floor Lamps in the Style of Tommoso Barbi
By Tommaso Barbi, Tony Duquette, Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
brass tortoise / Turtle Shell Shade. The pair are definitely in the style of Tommaso Barbi, or Tony
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Chrome

19th Century Italian Fish Sculpture from Antique Elements
Located in Dallas, TX
Very unique 19th century Italian fish sculpture made from antique elements. Includes a tortoise
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Animal Sculptures

Materials

Shell, Wood, Marine turtle

Georgian Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Located in Northampton, GB
. Tortoiseshell describes a type of decorative material made from the shells of certain species of sea turtles
Category

Antique Early 1800s English George III Tea Caddies

Materials

Silver

Georgian Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Georgian Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
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H 3.74 in W 4.53 in D 3.15 in
Commode Style Boulle of French 19th Century Napoleon III Period
Located in Warsaw, PL
(material obtained from the horn mass of turtle carapaces, used in ornamentation since antiquity). Boulle
Category

Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Cabinets

Materials

Bronze

Cabinet 19th Century, Napoleon III Period, Style Boulle
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Warsaw, PL
, etc. The main elementsof this cabinet is ebony and turtle shell, with decorative details and gilded
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XIV Cabinets

Materials

Bronze

Cabinet 19th Century, Napoleon III Period, Style Boulle
Located in Warsaw, PL
, etc. The main elementsof this cabinet is ebony and turtle shell, with decorative details and gilded
Category

Antique 1850s French Napoleon III Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Tortoise Shell, Wood

Italian style "bargueño". Tortoiseshell, wood, bronze. 18th century.
Located in Madrid, ES
price and high demand for furniture with sea turtle shell can be explained by the scarcity of material
Category

Antique 18th Century European Neoclassical Secretaires

Materials

Bronze

20th Italian Cabinet on Stand, Baroque Bargueno with Inlays & Mounts
Located in Miami, FL
price and high demand for furniture with sea turtle shell are explained by the shortage of material, it
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Baroque Buffets

Materials

Bronze

Commode Style Boulle of French 19th Century Napoleon III Period
Located in Warsaw, PL
is decorated with inlaid brass and turtle, bronze details outside. Inside the cabinet there are two
Category

Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Bronze

Commode Style Boulle of French 19th Century Napoleon III Period
Located in Warsaw, PL
French antique Boulle cabinet. Wood is decorated with inlaid brass and turtle, bronze details
Category

Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Bronze

18th Original Italian Cabinet on Stand, Baroque Bargueno with Carey Inlays
Located in Miami, FL
furniture with sea turtle shell are explained by the shortage of material, it was necessary to import
Category

Antique Early 18th Century Italian Baroque Buffets

Materials

Bronze

Regency Tortoiseshell and Mother of Pearl Serpentine Tea Caddy
Located in Northampton, GB
from the shells of certain species of sea turtles. The shells of these turtles are composed of a hard
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies

Materials

Tortoise Shell, Mother-of-Pearl

Regency Tortoiseshell and Mother of Pearl Serpentine Tea Caddy
Regency Tortoiseshell and Mother of Pearl Serpentine Tea Caddy
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H 4.72 in W 7.87 in D 4.72 in
Tortoiseshell Murano Glass & Brass Decanter, Attributed to Barovier Toso
By Barovier&Toso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
a deep rich earth tones to resemble tortoise shell. This work is highly detailed, with the applied
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Japanese Fine Antique Gilt and Red Lacquer Lotus Bud Flower, Edo Period 19th C
Located in South Burlington, VT
long tortoise "minogame" is affixed to the base as seen in the photo. Its attractive original old
Category

Antique 1840s Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Dragonfly : Monochrome etching
By Lisa Dinhofer
Located in New York, NY
creatures - dragonflies, turtles, birds, bats and grasshoppers - that comprise her surrounding neighborhoods
Category

Early 2000s Naturalistic More Art

Materials

Etching

Dragonfly #3 : Monochrome etching
By Lisa Dinhofer
Located in New York, NY
tortoise shell.
Category

1990s Naturalistic More Art

Materials

Etching

Mediterranean Capriccio, Oil on canvas by Abraham Storck, circa 1680
By Abraham Jansz Storck
Located in Paris, FR
( Well Known French Expert in Paris) Within a tortoise-shell Turtle This oil on canvas of the golden age
Category

17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Exceptional Flemish Tortoiseshell and Silver Mounted Book , 1706
Located in Isle sur la Sorgue, Provence
. Exceptional vintage tortoiseshell binding silver mounted turtle (spandrels, clasps with floral decoration
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Dutch Louis XIV Books

Materials

Silver

Pastel Colors Handmade Wool and Silk Rug from Aldabra Collection by Gordian
By Gordian Rugs
Located in New York, NY
Turtle and tortoise shells have been used as ornate elements in the creation of dishes and jewelry
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool, Silk

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Turtle Tortoise Shell For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the turtle tortoise shell you’re looking for. Each turtle tortoise shell for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using bone, metal and tortoise shell. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer turtle tortoise shell, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each turtle tortoise shell bearing mid-century modern, Victorian or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. A well-made turtle tortoise shell has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Freddo Therm, Hans Turnwald and Maison Jansen are consistently popular.

How Much is a Turtle Tortoise Shell?

Prices for a turtle tortoise shell start at $704 and top out at $34,677 with the average selling for $6,875.