Description

    BARYTE & QUARTZ
    Jinkouhe District, Leshan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

    This classic and very large mixed specimen, sporting huge, colorless Baryte blades measures up to 4.29 inches (10.9 cm), sprouting like wings from an equally colorless matrix of Quartz crystals. This is an extremely dramatic, dynamic and sculptural specimen. It appears to be in excellent condition, especially for a cabinet specimen of its size. It has a custom labeled base so that it can be displayed vertically, looking a lot like The Winged Victory of Samothrace.
    Overall measurements: 12.2 x 7.5 x 5.4 inches (31.0 x 19.0 x 13.8 cm)


    Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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