Description

    Ambers with Inclusions (Set of 4)
    Hymenaea protera
    Miocene
    Dominican Republic
    1.33 x 0.92 x 0.52 inches (3.39 x 2.34 x 1.32 cm)


    This quartet of Amber includes four specimens of the fossilized tree resin. This group hails from the Dominican Republic known for producing some of the finest Amber specimens in the world. This is a wonderful Lot given that each of the individual pieces contains inclusions which definitely add to their appeal and intrigue. The pieces are loosely graduated in size with the largest being about three times larger than the smallest specimen. These golden, and relatively clear, dollops of prehistoric material are impressive to examine from every angle. The set is as attractive as they are interesting.

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


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    13th-20th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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