Large Red Amber Specimen with Leaves and Insects
Lot 2057¤
Large Red Amber Specimen with Leaves and Insects
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
Large Red Amber Specimen with Leaves and Insects
Hymenae
Oligocene
Chiapas, Mexico

A huge, complete leaf of the amber-producing Hymenae tree is the centerpiece within a very large slab of red Mexican amber in which leaves, tendrils, insects and spiders are abundantly sprinkled. Impressive in size, this piece provides a display of life in the prehistoric Mexican rainforest, sure to lure the most jaded onlooker into the fascinating teeming world of amber inclusions.
Weighs 524 grams (1 ¼ pounds); Measures 5x 5 x1 1/2in
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