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Cabinet of Curiosities: Natural History, Entomology and Minerals / Coquilles Saint-Jacques fossiles sur socle Fossilized Saint-Jacques Shells on Stand

Lot 40
Coquilles Saint-Jacques fossiles sur socle

Fossilized Saint-Jacques Shells on Stand
21 September 2022, 14:00 CEST
Paris

€3,500 - €4,500

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Coquilles Saint-Jacques fossiles sur socle

Fossilized Saint-Jacques Shells on Stand

Gigantopectens restitutensis
Miocene (approx. 18 million years ago)
Lacoste Quarry, Vaucluse, France

A highly aesthetic preparation of a mass mortality of approximately seven fossilized Saint Jacques Pecten shells, the largest shell measuring 19 cm across. Measuring 60 x 44 x 10 cm. (2)

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Offered with a custom-made black metal stand, height 122.5 cm. Base: 25 x 25 cm

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