Description"GEM" DINOSAUR BONE SPHERE
This striking sphere is fashioned from fossilized "gem" Dinosaur bone - the pattern actually reflects the trabecular structure of the bone itself - frozen in stone. The beautiful color combination of rich deep reds, browns and grays, accented with yellows and oranges, and coupled with outstanding intricate patterning, really makes this sphere come alive. It is exceedingly rare to find Dinosaur bone in this high quality and in this size. This sphere was part of the renowned Zerk Lapidary Collection and was likely carved by German lapidary artists in the 1940s. It is extremely well polished and shows off its strong rich patterning from every direction. This is an extremely rare collector sphere. 4 inches (10.16 cm) in diameter.
Provenance: The Zerk Collection
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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