Vintage Italian Carved Shell

ORIGIN: Italy
AGE: c. 1950
DIMENSIONS6" l x 4.5" w x 4” h
MATERIALS: Shell
CONDITION: Excellent

Description

A lovely carved shell with a floral design and a woman's portrait.  This shell is the same type used to make the cameos for which Italy is so famous.  Would be beautiful displayed in a bookcase or sitting out on a desk.