Italian Silver Coated Nautilus Shell on a Naturalistic Base with Red Coral

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Italian 925 silver coated nautilus shell on a naturalistic base with four red Mediterranean coral branches. A beautiful example from the Creel and Gow signature lines of silver coated seashells. The silvering was done in Rome Italy and has the R&G Italy hallmark which was initially used when the Company was known as Ruzzetti and Gow. The four branches of coral are of the type Corallium Rubrum and were harvested from the Mediterranean. The beneficial nature of red coral has been well know since antiquity and includes healing properties, love and creativity.
Details
Creator
Creel and Gow (Maker)
In the Style Of
Rococo
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
1999
Period
Late 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Plated   Silver Plate
Coral
Shell
Condition
Good
Dimensions
5.5 in. H x 6 in. W x 3 in. D
14 cm H x 15 cm W x 8 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU153124157993
Address
Creel and Gow
131 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021
US
(917) 745-3891
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