Description

    ELLIPTICAL "STAINED GLASS" AMMONITE LAMP
    Cleoniceras sp.
    Cretaceous
    Madagascar

    This lovely double-sided lamp features 19 different sized Ammonites created meticulously by Mother Nature. This lamp was painstakingly created by cutting 19 Ammonite specimens in half and then polishing them down to the point of transparency. Their transparency is the result of Calcite replacement during fossilization and each one is playfully interwoven between pieces of stunning blue-purple art glass. The stars of this piece are the two larger Ammonites centered on both sides of the lampshade, each measuring 3.25 inches (8.25 cm). The lamp is finished off by a polished wooden base. Very similar to Lot 73209: make sure to purchase both lamps to have a matching set for your end tables. This piece is in pristine condition.
    Overall Measurements: 11.25 x 4 x 11.75 inches (28.58 x 10.16 x 29.84 cm)


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
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