Lot 458
Italian Painted Shell within Rococo Gilt Frame
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th century, the large abalone shell hand-painted with a religious scene of the Annunciation, presented in an ornate carved and gilt frame featuring rocaille, flowers, and naturalistic branches, retaining an old paper label on the verso.

18.5 x 17 in.

Some loss to painted scene; minor flaking to frame.

$2,000 - 4,000