Natural History - Polished Fossiled Tree Section with Crystalised Centre
Antiquities - Natural History
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 120 - 170
Sold for (Inc. premium): £12
Jurassic Period, 199-145 million years BP
A thick cut and polished fossilised tree slice with quartz crystals filling the centre. 785 grams, 14cm (5 1/2"). Extremely fine condition. Rare. [No Reserve]
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.
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
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Lot No. 004