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    LARGE PETRIFIED LOG
    Unidentified species
    Miocene
    Indonesia

    An attractive feature of the abundant petrified wood deposits of Indonesia is that it tends to be somewhat softer than petrified wood found elsewhere in the world. Thus, the local artisans will often remove the softest material to create a more robust specimen, as here - the exterior of this imposing tree trunk boasts a combination of heavily textured bark, pitted with natural apertures and depressions, and beautifully polished areas that highlight the wonderful coloring naturally imparted to the wood over millions of years of mineral seepage. Of tall, slender form it makes for a wonderfully aesthetic and dramatic display piece, 69 inches high.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    12th Sunday
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