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Дмитрий Чебатков - Статья № 3: "Произведения из раковин разных стран и исторических эпох."

Дмитрий Чебатков - Статья № 3: "Произведения из раковин разных стран и исторических эпох."

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art_links: КУБКИ- "НАУТИЛУСЫ" И ДРУГИЕ РЕДКОСТИ.

Nautilus Shell,Conch

Höhe: ca. 28,5 cm. Gewicht: 571 g. Standring punziert: Augsburger Beschau, Meister Hans Georg Gass, Meister um 1654 (Seling 1588). Augsburg, zweite Hälfte 17....

Augsburger Nautiluspokal

Höhe: ca. 28,5 cm. Gewicht: 571 g. Standring punziert: Augsburger Beschau, Meister Hans Georg Gass, Meister um 1654 (Seling 1588). Augsburg, zweite Hälfte 17....

Nautilus shell was also known as “Ship of Pearls” due to high quality mother of pearl, lining it’s inside.  One motivation for using this material, could have been to associate with legend of Cleopatra, who was drinking pearls dissolved in wine to enhance her appearance.

Nautilus shell was also known as “Ship of Pearls” due to high quality mother of pearl, lining it’s inside. One motivation for using this material, could have been to associate with legend of Cleopatra, who was drinking pearls dissolved in wine to enhance her appearance.

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