Description

    Agate Sphere
    Brazil
    1.87 inches (4.75 cm) in diameter


    This "golf ball" sized sphere was hewn from natural banded Agate from Brazil so known for the colorful material. The tiny sphere has muted colorful banding over some two-thirds of its smooth polished face with about one-third being a crystalline white window to the naturally fractured interior of the mineral. This giant marble is a study in contrasts with a light and dark appearance depending on the orientation.

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


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    Auction Dates
    Aug-Sep, 2016
    25th-1st Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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