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Natural History - Mastodon Bone Carving

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 045

Estimate
GBP (£) 40 - 60
EUR (€) 46 - 69
USD ($) 50 - 75

Sold for (Inc. premium): £31

NATURAL HISTORY - MASTODON BONE CARVING
Pliocene Period, 5.2 - 2.5 million years BP

A mastodon fossil bone carving from the Island of Java. 92 grams, 69mm (2 3/4"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From an old Bristol paleontological collection, acquired 1950s-1960s.

Footnotes
Mastodons are species of extinct Mammut, distantly related to elephants, that lived during the late Miocene or late Pliocene Period up to their extinction at the end of the Pleistocene 10,000 to 11,000 years ago.

Date
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
Natural History

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Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road, Harwich
Essex, CO12 4DN

Viewing: Monday 20 Feb 2017: 12 noon - 9 pm

Champagne Reception: 6 - 9 pm, with a free seminar by Dr. Jack Ogden at 6pm 'A Touch of Colour: Gems in Ancient and Medieval Rings'

Auction begins at 10am GMT

Tuesday 21 Feb 2017: Antiquities (Lot 1 - 538)
Wednesday 22 Feb 2017: Antiquities (Lot 539 - 822)
Wednesday 22 Feb 2017: Coins (Lot 1001 - 1376)

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich
Essex, CO12 4DN

Thursday 23 Feb 2017: Antiquities (Lot 1401 - 2127)
Friday 24 Feb 2017: Antiquities (lot 2128 - 2876)
Saturday 25 Feb 2017: Coins (lot 3001 - 3764)

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Natural History

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