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Auction: Natural History
was auctioned on: 27 May 2010
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Huge Blue Mexican Amber Specimen

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,500
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 1085ยค, Views: 25

Oligocene Chiapas, Mexico Mexico is one of only two places on Earth that produces the rare, highly sought after blue amber. This finely polished cabochon-shaped specimen possesses vibrant blue tones which shimmer in beautiful clarity. The dome shape and flat base make this piece an ideal acquisition for both the serious collector and for museum display. This is a beautiful example with a rare combination of exceptional color and a weight of over half a pound. Measures 4 x 3.5 x 2.5in; Weighs 238g

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Natural History
Date of the auction: 27 May 2010
Address: Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]

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