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Rare California Purple Coral Specimen Allopora Californica on Asian Wood Stand

$2,500

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Rare authentic natural California Purple Coral or Allopora Californica from Catalina Island region mounted on Asian form base, c.1960s. Allopora californica, otherwise known as purple hydrocoral, is found in deep water off the coast of California. From an old collection, the present specimen is near the maximum size. This coral has been banned from harvest for many years and any available specimens are from old collections.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 8 in (20.32 cm)Width: 14 in (35.56 cm)Depth: 8.25 in (20.96 cm)
  • Style
    Organic Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Nice condition, see photos.
  • Seller Location
    St. Louis, MO
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU820229909932

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    Ships From: St. Louis, MO
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