Nautilus Cups and Unstill Life

Nautilus Cups and Unstill Life

Eugenia Zuroski   In A Description of the Villa… at Strawberry-hill, near Twickenham (1774), the catalogue of his famous collection, Horace Walpole lists among the contents of the Great North Bedchamber “a nautilus mounted in silver gilt, with satyrs and the arms of Paston” that once “belonged to the last…

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