Antique Turbo Shell Snuff &/or Pill Box.
Antique Turbo Shell Snuff &/or Pill Box. Is a creamy white w/ light silvery and golden pearly hues and some rainbow reflective hues also. It has a Sterling Silver Cap.
England early 1900
Size 5 x 4 cm
These are Gastropods. The shells have been polished to the inner shell nacre or mother of pearl. The Jade Pearl Turbo have the same attributes as the previously described Turbos. Like other Turbos they are found in the tropics. Their range is from the Indian Ocean east to the northern shores of Australia