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Natural History - Large Polished 'Alien' Septarian Egg with Exposed Crystalline Interior

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 010

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 110 - 160
USD ($) 130 - 180
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £1 (EUR 1; USD 1)
NATURAL HISTORY - LARGE POLISHED 'ALIEN' SEPTARIAN EGG WITH EXPOSED CRYSTALLINE INTERIOR

A large polished septarian egg with section cut to reveal internal cavity filled with clusters of small dark brown crystals. 1.6 kg, 12.5cm (5"). [No Reserve]

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

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

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Natural History

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