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    AGATIZED PETRIFIED WOOD
    Natogyi, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

    Unlike the other Lots in this offering, the log seen here is pretty much what people think of when a "log" is mentioned. It displays the complete cross-section of a tree buried many millions of years ago by silica rich sediments. Swirling patterns of white, caramel and green define the color palette displayed by this two foot high bit of paleo-firewood. Of the various colors displayed, green is the most anomalous since the Iron that provides that color requires a restricted set of chemical conditions to form at all. All surfaces of the piece have been painstakingly hand polished to a high gloss that requires no further treatment. Condition of this piece is pristine with no observable defects. It comes with a hand carved wooden base.
    Overall Measurements: 24 x 8.5 x 7 inches (60.69 x 21.59 x 17.78 cm)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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