This set of four mounted seashells dates to the 19th century. They are incredibly fine and transparent in parts. Originally displayed in a Cabinet de curiosités – a room used for displaying collections of natural history objects, a concept which began in the 16th century.
Largest: approx. 6½” wide x 8½” high
Smallest: approx. 4” wide x 6¼” high
Largest: 17cm wide x 22cm high