Glass vial and metal lid with fourteen cowries and spindle shells; Frances Shake...

Name/Title

Glass vial and metal lid with fourteen cowries and spindle shells

About this object

Small glass vial with a metal lid containing seven small yellow cowrie shells, three small grey cowrie shells, one grey spindle shell and three pale yellow spindle shells

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

Glass, 1 - glass vial
Metal, 2 - metal cap
Cowrie/Shell, 3 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 4 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 5 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 6 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 7 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 8 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 9 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 10 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 11 - cowrie shell
Cowrie/Shell, 12 - cowrie shell
Shell, 13 - spindle shell
Shell, 14 - spindle shell
Shell, 15 - spindle shell
Shell, 16 - spindle shell

Measurements

HxWxD (3D mm YxXxZ): H 62 x W 20 x D 20mm (H 2 7/16 x W 13/16 x D 13/16in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Named Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.134

Copyright Licence  

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