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Auction: Natural History
was auctioned on: 22 May 2019
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Mating Insects in an Amber Cabochon

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 425, Views: 15

Indeterminate species Cretaceous Myanmar (formerly, Burma) Captured in flagrante delicto, two 100-year-old flies or fleas are very clearly displayed in this clear honey-colored cabochon. While mating, the amorous pair was covered over with prehistoric tree sap and preserved for all time. Offered in an 8 x 6-inch Riker Mount with an enlarged photo of the rare mating insects. Insects measuring approximately 4 mm; Amber cabochon Measuring 13 x 10mm

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Natural History
Date of the auction: 22 May 2019
Address: Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 [email protected]