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    Dinosaur Bone Box
    Stone Source: Jurassic, Morrison Formation, Utah, USA
    Artist: Konstantin Libman

    This ornate box is made out of material millions of years in the making. It features spectacular pieces of polished "Gem" Dinosaur Bone. The top has been inlaid artistically with a "butterfly effect" as sections of rich red, gray, white and chocolate brown pieces of bone have been matched with extreme precision. One of the highlights of this box is the defined trabecular structure of fossilized cell walls found in this material. The box itself is made of a variety of black Basalt known as Diabase (Dolerite). Diabase contains bits of glass known as Tachylite which gives the stone an iridescent appearance. The box is topped off with Gold-plated brass fittings, Spanish Cedar wood lining and artist mark "0626" on the bottom. This box is in excellent condition and is accompanied by a wooden outer box.
    Overall Measurements: 5.51 x 4.33 x 1.89 inches (14.00 x 11.00 x 4.80 cm)

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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