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Classical Shell Design


Code: D16977


W: 2.7cm (1.1")D: 0.7cm (0.3")L: 23.2cm (9.1")

A silver plated hatelet skewer with an attractive classical design to the end. This piece dates from c.1880 and it is in excellent condition. The design, which incorporates a shell and foliage, is often seen in plasterwork and classical borders. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat or desserts when taking them to the table.  
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