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Shellwork panel - Shellwork plaque

Shellwork plaque

  • Object:

    Shellwork panel

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Shells

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H. M. Queen Mary

  • Museum number:

    W.233:1-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Octagonal shellwork plaque with 5 bands of circles containing designs composed of shells, some organised to resemble flowers, ears of wheat, and geometrical ornament.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Shells

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm

Descriptive line

Octagonal shellwork plaque, given by H.M. Queen Mary of Teck. Great Britain, ca. 1800-1850.

Materials

Shells

Techniques

Assembling

Categories

Handicrafts

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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