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Nautilus shell

Scope note

Use for the shell of the pearly nautilus, Nautilus macromphalus, native to the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans, used to make decorative objects such as cups, salts, and jewelry, and as carving material.

This term has 1 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

Nautilus Shell Cup

M/P.4-1938

Maker(s)

Unidentified (Silversmith)

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