New York, East
31 May 2000
A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND NAUTILUS SPOON WARMER
Circa 1870, painted no. 2735/30
The naturalistic shell moulded with seaweed, raised on a rockwork base
6¼in. (16cm.) wide
With James Robinson, New York
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Cf. Pilar Viladas, 'Compound Interest,' New York Times Magazine, New York, 8 August, 1999, p. 52.
See anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 March, 1997, lot 76, for a similiarly moulded nautilus shell.
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