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Natural History - Very Large Petrified Fossil Trunk Slice

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 065

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GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 93 - 116
USD ($) 100 - 125

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1
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NATURAL HISTORY - VERY LARGE PETRIFIED FOSSIL TRUNK SLICE
Jurassic Period, 199-145 million years BP

A very large thick, cut and polished, full round section of a fossil tree from Madagascar, showing good grain preservation in the inner portion, and pre-petrification deterioration of the bark. 1.65 kg, 23.5cm (9 1/4"). Extremely fine condition. [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.

Date
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
Natural History

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

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Essex, CO12 4DN

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