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FEMALE SHELL GROTESQUE

3,500.00
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FEMALE SHELL GROTESQUE

3,500.00

England, c. 2012

A rectangular panel of shells moulded in the form of a female grotesque with black horns made from hammer oyster shells. Her forehead composed of a single fluted clam shell and her headdress of blue coral, cut nautilus shells, whelk shells and sea urchin spines. Malleus malleus. Tordacma squamosa. Nautilus pompilius. Buccinum udatum.

 

Height        81.00cm

Width         30.50cm

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England, c. 2012

A rectangular panel of shells moulded in the form of a female grotesque with black horns made from hammer oyster shells. Her forehead composed of a single fluted clam shell and her headdress of blue coral, cut nautilus shells, whelk shells and sea urchin spines. Malleus malleus. Tordacma squamosa. Nautilus pompilius. Buccinum udatum.

 

Height        81.00cm

Width         30.50cm