Assorted Collection of Unmounted Opals, Doublets and Intarsias
Lot 2002
Assorted Collection of Unmounted Opals, Doublets and Intarsias
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
Assorted Collection of Unmounted Opals, Doublets and Intarsias
World localities
A fascinating and rather comprehensive collection of natural opals, formed between 1950 and 1980 by a noted Mid-West opal collector. Consisting of a variety of cabochons from the following localities: Australia, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico as well as micro mosaic intarsia samples of opal, possibly fabricated in Idar-Oberstein. Included are examples of white opal, gray opal, black opal, crystal opal, matrix opal, chocolate opal, jelly opal, fire opal, four opal doublets, four opal intarsias, and a number of small natural cabochons that have black paint on the underside to enhance their appearance (as was the custom during the 1960s) (approximately 50 pcs)
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