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Rare right-turning conch shell or shankha

Rare right-turning conch shell or shankha


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1920: Item # 1322455
  
A very rare sinistral conch shell (Valampuri sangu). Decorated with Tibetan symbols. A right-turning shankha is especially sacred and echoes the celestial motion of the sun, moon, planets and stars. size 27.5 cm.