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Naturalia Mineral Specimen, Italy, circa 1870 Splendid Wunderkammer Rarity



A Naturalia mineral specimen: A composition with Scolecite and pyrite crystals, mounted over a guild-plated wooden base on a vase shape.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU917121335492

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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