Tridacna Gigantea Complete Giant Clam Shell
This is a good sized complete and exquisitely formed clam shell with distinctive markings resembling rippling waves. It retains evidence of its life in the southern oceans, with seaweed and small shell crustaceans. The inside is a good white colour. clean and shiny. The two halves fit together well making a complete clam shell. There is a small chip to the inside edge of one half, this can be seen in the photos, the general condition is good. This clam shell came from a private collection A lovely example with immense decorative impact when viewed from all angles.
Width: 13.25" (33.5cm)
Depth: 9.5" (24cm)Height: 7" (18cm)