The Nautilus Shell is a marine creature, it is shown in its natural form. It was usually placed on feet and elegantly mounted in metal, and used as a drinking vessel.
Keywordsshell, nautilus, sea creature, natural design, natural form, marine creature, drinking vessel
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Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)