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Open Salts: The Collection of Judy Noble-Lacasa

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 321

8 Shell and Mother of Pearl Salt Cellars

Estimate: $100 - $150

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
A heavy sea shell mounted on a decorated brass pedestal to create a master salt.4" X 5 1/4" X 3"( possible one of the shell points has broken. Another master salt fashion from 2 mother of pearl shells joined together to create base and bowl. The outside of this shell has variegated greens and off white.1 3/4" X 2 1/4" X 3 3/4". A gastropod shell that has been pearlized with spoon 2 shells have been joined to create bowl and base, 2 1/2" X 2 1/4" X 2". A petite mother of pearl shell that has been join by metal clasps to a smaller shell to create the base, 1/2" X 1 1/2" .A simple shell with the bottom smoothed out to make a flat bottom, 1/2" X 2' X 1 1/8". A shell carved into a basket form with handle, 1/2" X 2 1/8" X 1"A small clam shell that both top and bottom have been joined and a round opening carved into the top , tiny round shell applied to the top1/2" X 1 1/2" X 1 3/4'. A round carved out coral with spoon 1 3/4" X 1"