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Sale Price: $11,375.00
Listed Price $17,500.00
  Stock #BV286

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Buccellati Dramatic Sterling Silver Octopus Seafood Shell Bowl
Buccellati Dramatic Sterling Silver Octopus Seafood Shell Bowl
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Sale Price: $11,375.00
Listed Price $17,500.00

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Dramatic sterling silver seafood serving bowl. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Two joined scallop-shells bowls on scallop-shell supports. A traditional form enlivened by the figure of an octopus squatting in the center, its curled and tangled legs draped over the bowls. A graphic contrast between the scales and suckers of the octopus and the controlled and stylized ornament on the shells. Very original. Beautiful craftsmanship. Fully marked including “Buccellati” stamp and post-1967 Italian mark for Mabuti. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x W 15 1/2 x D 9 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 67 troy ounces. #BV286