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50 Million Year Old Fossil Fish Amia, Bowfin, Mural in Stone, from Wyoming

$68,000

About

This fossil mural features an Amia pattersoni, an exceptionally rare Eocene era fossil fish dating back about 50 million years. This ancient bowfin has a remarkable degree of preservation, showcasing highly detailed scale pattern above the vertebral column as well as multiple teeth intact within the mouth. This large predatory fish is forever preserved in a beautifully textured matrix of natural, fossil-bearing limestone. The mural measures approximately 3.1 feet x 6.1 feet. It is fully backed with wood and it includes a handmade custom Wenge wood frame which compliments the fossil color beautifully. The mural has a built-in French cleat, which allows for an easy installation. -Framed mural size: 37" H x 73" W x 1.25" D -Mural weight: 113 lbs -Transports in a custom crate -Includes a Green River Stone Company "Certificate of Authenticity" -Fossil Content: (1) Amia pattersoni (measuring 42.5") About this artwork Fifty million years ago, in southwestern Wyoming, a tropical freshwater lake teemed with life—turtles, fish, crocodiles, and plants. Today the petrified lake has transformed into a stunning quarry of fossils, embedding the past into layers of stone. This is famously known as the Green River Formation. The beautifully preserved fossils are meticulously excavated from our private quarry and then prepared by our leading experts in fossil preparation and preservation. All work adheres to the strict standards of the American Association of Applied Paleontological Science, as is attested to in each work of art's unique Certificate of Authenticity. We have supplied stunning examples of our natural art to world-class museums, collectors, interior designers, and art lovers. Our collection highlights important one-of-a-kind pieces as well as attainable works of natural art.

Details

  • Creator
    Green River Stone Company (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Width: 73 in. (185.42 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2021
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Logan, UT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Gallery Mural: Amia (Bowfin)1stDibs: LU5371224512512

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    Ships From: Logan, UT
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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