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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    A pair of rectangular framed shellwork sailor's valentines

    Price Realised  

    A pair of rectangular framed shellwork sailor's valentines
    with geometric shellwork patterns made up of numerous different types and varities of shells with paper dividers and cotton wading. The first with concentric circles at the center with a rose, the second with a pink heart surrounded by red shells at the center.
    11½ x 9¾ in.(29.2 x 24.8 cm.) each, framed. (2)


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