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Elytra 'shells' of insect jewels from Thailand

$808.61

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A new material made from the elytra (shells) of insect jewels from Thailand - Sternoceras Aequisignata - The satin-finish brass stand brings out the incredible iridescent colours, ranging from blue to green, of these beetles from the Buprestes family.

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  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.41 in. (62 cm)Width: 16.15 in. (41 cm)Depth: 3.94 in. (10 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Unknown
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Leuven , BE
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 19271stDibs: LU3301124317632

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    Ships From: leuven, Belgium
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