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Natural History Picture Mica Panels with Stands

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 168

Estimate
GBP (£) 30 - 40
EUR (€) 35 - 46
USD ($) 37 - 50

Sold for (Inc. premium): £37

NATURAL HISTORY PICTURE MICA PANELS WITH STANDS

Group comprising: two natural thin rectangular panes of mica (muscovite) showing lenticular patterns of red to grey mineral inclusions; each held in a plastic display stand with label. 320 grams total, 13 x 9.5cm and 18 x 13cm. (5 x 3 3/4" and 7 x 5"). Fine condition. [2, No Reserve]

Provenance
From a historic ‘Victorian Museum’ collection; from the stock of Gregory, Bottley & Lloyd (1981-2014); formerly with Gregory, Bottley & Co. (1932-1981) and previously with J. R. Gregory & Co. (1898-1932); originally in the collection of the famous James Reynolds Gregory (1858-1898). This item is part of a historic collection of fossils and minerals which has recently been reviewed by leading geological expert Dr. Ronald Bonewitz; from Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Literature
See Bonewitz, Dr Ronald Louis, Rocks and Minerals, 2005, p.261 for information.

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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