Glass vial with cork stopper containing ten cowries and three spindle shells; Fr...

Name/Title

Glass vial with cork stopper containing ten cowries and three spindle shells

About this object

Glass vial with a cork stopper containing six small yellow cowrie shells, three small speckled cowrie shells, one small off white cowrie shell, and three small variable spindle shells

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

Glass, 1 - glass vial
Metal, 2 - cork
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

Measurements

HxWxD (3D mm YxXxZ): H 135 x W 16 x D 16mm (H 5 5/16 x W 5/8 x D 5/8in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Named Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.135

Copyright Licence  

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