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18th Century Albertus Seba Shell Engravings, Pair

$3,950per set
$6,850per set42% Off


Outstanding pair of 18th century hand-colored shell engravings by Albertus Seba (1665-1736). Plates Tab. LXIX and Tab. LXXIV. The engravings were sold and beautifully framed in 1993 by Arader Galleries. The folios measure approximately 23.5" x 19"; the framed works measure 30" x 35". There is some refraction and shadowing/discoloration in the photos due to lighting conditions. These exceptional gold leafed frames and mats are in excellent condition; the folios are in overall very good condition.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Baroque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent overall condition. Discoloration in photos is due to light refraction through glass.
  • Seller Location
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: sebo,shell.mjhdesignarts1stDibs: LU2519311037373

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