Collection of shells "Placuna ephippium"


Philippines, 20th century, private collection from Netherlands.

Placunidae, also known as windowpane oysters, windowpane shells, and Capiz shells, are a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks which are related to oysters and scallops. Beautiful set of 12 large and flat shells from Dutch private collection. Excellent condition. Age-related wear, dirt and dust. Size varies from 10,0cm to 12,5cm. Weight total 325g.

NB! This aged shell/ conch collection are private specimen from Netherlands, Europe. We don’t sell, buy or distribute new shells, conches or fragments and we don’t accept their illegal importation.