Nautilus Shells Photos

Nautilus shells were a collection oddity of value & were sometimes mounted in silver artworks. Other artwork adopts the shape of this deep sea creature.

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Gilded silver mounted nautilus shell cup by Ulricht Ment of Augsburg, Germany at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Dutch nautilus shell cup with silver gilt mount at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Dutch Nautilus Cup in gilded silver mounts 1596 by Jan Jacobsz. van Royesteyn at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Nautilus Centerpiece by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Gilded silver mounted nautilus shell cup (1620-5) by Ulricht Ment of Augsburg, Germany at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Dutch nautilus shell cup with silver gilt mount (1602) at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Dutch Nautilus Cup in gilded silver mounts 1596 by Jan Jacobsz. van Royesteyn at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Nautilus Centerpiece (1893) by William C. Codman of Gorham Manuf. Co., Providence, RI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Nautilus Lamp of Favrile glass by Tiffany Studios at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Nautilus desert bowl by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Engraved Nautilus Shell at South Street Seaport Museum. New York, NY.Ammonoid fossil, extinct relative of chambered nautilus, at BYU Earth Science Museum. Provo, UT.
Nautilus Lamp of Favrile glass (c1910) by Tiffany Studios at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Nautilus desert bowl (c1810-20) by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Engraved Nautilus Shell at South Street Seaport Museum. New York, NY.Ammonoid fossil, extinct relative of chambered nautilus, at BYU Earth Science Museum. Provo, UT.

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