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Fine & Decorative Art

June 30, 2011

Lot #459
Temp #533
Low Estimate $600.00
High Estimate $900.00
Last Updated September 16, 2011


SAND ART GLASS BELL English, Late 19th Century
Multi-colored sand work in a glass bell. Decoration of the Needles Rocks, Alum Bay on the Isle of Wight. Original label underneath reads The natural coloured Sand of Alum Bay so arranged as to represent The Needles Rocks Alum Bay Isle of Wight by W. Carpenter". Alum bay is famed for its beautiful naturally colored sand. Sand Art like was this extremely popular and was often sold to tourists. Height 5"."

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