French, Cannes - Shell, 19th century

French, Cannes

Shell, 19th century

Carved mother of pearl, 3.5 x 6.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

U11n13

Provenance

Possibly purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner in Cannes, France on 27 December 1894.

Marks

Engraved (on side): Souvenir / de / Cannes


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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