As seen in Victorian Homes Magazine
Exceptional Antique French Souvenir Shellwork Box, in wonderful condition, this 19th century decorative box features beautiful shells on the lid and around the bottom. A variety of shells were used to create the artwork, it's rare to find these collectable boxes with all the shells intact. The box is covered with green and gold marbled paper.
Fantastic detailed design, this treasure has a bright pink heart-shaped pin cushion on the top, faded and aged, inside, the original paper lining is bright pink. Exquisite shells in a varitey of colors including lavender purple, yellow, tiny green and yellow shells, and mother of pearl. A fabulous addition to add to your collection of French shell antiques and sailor's valentines. In extremely good antique condition, measures 8-1/4" x 4" x 2-12"h.