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    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Baltic Coast
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    1.38 x 0.79 x 0.73 inches (3.50 x 2.00 x 1.85 cm)


    This piece of succinite, more commonly referred to as Baltic Amber, exhibits an uncharacteristic golden color, but it is the inclusion of a mite on a mosquito that makes it such a unique and intriguing specimen. The globular example of the fossilized tree resin is secured in a plastic display case. The rich coloration provides an ideal backdrop for the ancient diorama preserved inside. An attached provenance label has the details in a card.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 551

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