An Unusual and Beautiful example of a dark double sided 'Coco de Mer'
An Unusual and Beautiful example of a dark double sided 'Coco de Mer'

An Unusual and Beautiful example of a dark double sided 'Coco de Mer'

1800 to 1900 Seychelles / Europe

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An Unusual and Beautiful example of a dark double sided ‘Coco de Mer’
19 th Century

Size : 31 cm high , 28 cm wide , 5½ cm deep – 12¼ ins high , 11 ins wide , 5½ ins deep

Brought back by sailors as prized exotic curiosities from the south seas 'Coco de Mer' are the largest known seeds in the world . Originally found floating in the sea they became known as 'Coco de Mer' , in fact they are the immense nut produced by a tall palm tree native to the Seychelles .
This particularly unusual 'Coco de Mer' has both a female and male side .

Dimensions
Height 31.00 cm (12.20 inches)
Width 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Medium
Nut
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