Antique Decorative Ammonite, English, Geological, Ornament, Nautilus Fossil

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£512.00
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Specifications

Material Brass
Period 19th Century
Width (cm) 14.50
Depth (cm) 10.50
Height (cm) 17.50
Product Code ‌18.7634

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Location United Kingdom
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Description

This is an antique decorative ammonite on plinth. An English, fossilised geological ornamental nautilus fossil, dating to the late Victorian period and earlier. Ammonites evolved in the ocean between 240,000,000 - 65,000,000 years ago and faced extinction alongside the dinosaurs. Ammonite comes from the Greek god Ammon, and was an ancient relative of modern cephalopods such as squid, nautilus and cuttlefish. An attractive decorative example of natural history Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order Near whole fossil with rugged shell detail Pleasing light peach hues catch the light beautifully Presented upon a circular podium with brass support and dressed base This is a fascinating antique decorative ammonite, with millions of years of natural history and late 19th century presentation. Sure to appeal to the geologist or collector of natural artefacts. Delivered polished and ready to display. Dimensions: Max width: 14.5cm (5.75'') Max depth: 10.5cm (4.25'') Max height: 17.5cm (7'').

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