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 Nautilus Shells, Engraving.
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Object description :

" Nautilus Shells, Engraving. "
Nautilus shells, engraving. New Caledonia, 1870 - 1880s. The size of the largest 16 x 13 cm. Excellent condition.
0.290 kg
These engravings are said to have been made by one of the exiles or prisoners of the fortress of New Caledonia in the years 1870-1880 (after the defeat of the Paris Commune, there were many communards among the exiles).
Remark: The Nautilus shells are the emblem of New Caledonia - one of France's overseas territories (since 1853).

Reference: 4019
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Price : 1150 €
Period:19th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Parfait état

Material : Coquilles de nautiles

Reference : 573552
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