Nautilus Pompilius on Pedestal

  • €250.00
  • Origin: Papua Nuova Guinea
  • Product Code: NPP-45
  • Holder: Wood
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 180mm × 150mm × 85mm
  • Weight: 390g

Description

A fantastic Nautilus in mother of pearl placed on a sober hand-turned wooden base that allows it to be exhibited as a design element or collection, without affecting its charm or diverting attention from the main subject.
Since the early 1600s, the Nautilus were the subject of research, study and collection, in fact it is very easy to find in photographs depicting Wunderkammers of the time, some Nautilus mounted on extravagant bases and often embellished with silver elements.

Nautilus size: 170 x 135 x 75 mm

Tags: nautilus, mother of pearl, wood, papua new guinea